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Long-missing Marine buried with full honors

Killed during rescue mission off Cambodia in 1975

DENVER — A Colorado family’s years of waiting ended Tuesday when they finally buried a fallen Marine who had been missing since a helicopter crash during the rescue of an American ship crew seized by Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge in 1975.

Private First Class James Jacques was laid to rest with full military honors at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver on what would have been his 56th birthday.

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