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Army General Killed in Afghanistan Laid to Rest at Arlington Cemetery

Image: Susan Myers places a flower on the casket of her husband, US Army Major General Harold Greene
Susan Myers places a flower on the casket of her husband, U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Harold Greene, alongside their son, U.S. Army First Lt. Matthew Greene, during funeral services at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, on Aug. 14. SAUL LOEB / AFP - Getty Images

A U.S. general who was killed last week in Afghanistan was buried Thursday at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

Army Maj. Gen. Harold Greene was shot and killed on Aug. 5 at a training center in Kabul when a gunman opened fire. He was the highest ranking U.S. Army officer killed in combat since the Vietnam War.