Practicing to say goodbye

SSG Luke Jefferson from 82 Airborne from Ft. Bragg practices taps before a funeral service for Sgt. Albert Ware at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood. Sgt. Albert Ware,27, an Army infantryman from Chicago was killed by an improvised explosive device Dec. 18, 2009 in Afghanistan. Tribune photo by Zbigniew Bzdak