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Guard soldier's memorial set


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POSTED: Sunday, March 01, 2009

A visitation with family members will be held Tuesday in Honolulu for a Hawaii Army National Guard soldier killed in a vehicle accident in Kuwait.

Friends of Spc. Cwislyn K. Walter can call between 2 and 5 p.m. at Borthwick Mortuary.

Walter, 19, will be buried Friday in Kolonia, Pohnpei, Micronesia, with full military honors.

Walter was born in Honolulu and graduated in 2007 from Farrington High School.

She died on Feb. 19 in an accident that also seriously injured three other National Guard soldiers.

Walter was assigned to the 29th Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 19th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 29th Infantry Brigade Combat Team.

She is survived by parents Kiwis and Conception; brothers Walter, Christopher and K.C.; and sisters Kcyleen and Carolyn. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Cwislyn's name to her parents.