Hundreds attend funeral for Navy sailor slain in base attack
Dustin Walters, center left, hugs his brother Mason Walter, center right, during a funeral service for their brother and U.S. Navy Airmen Apprentice, Cameron Walters, at the Compassion Christian Church in Savannah, Ga., Monday, Dec. 16, 2019. Cameron Walters was one of the three Navy sailors killed in a Saudi gunman's attack at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida on Dec. 6. (Stephen B. Morton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

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Roughly 400 people gathered at a Savannah church to remember the 21-year-old Airman Apprentice.

One of the young Navy sailors killed in a Saudi gunman’s attack at a Florida base had boundless energy and a fierce loyalty to family and friends in Georgia that will make him “the most amazing guardian angel,” some of those closest to the slain sailor told hundreds at his funeral Monday.

Roughly 400 people, including dozens of uniformed service members, gathered at a Savannah church to remember 21-year-old Airman Apprentice Cameron Scott Walters of neighboring Richmond Hill. His casket, draped with an American flag, stood at the front of a stage adorned with Christmas trees.

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