The town of Federalsburg said goodbye Wednesday afternoon to a local Navy paramedic who was killed in Iraq earlier this month.
A viewing for Manuel Ruiz was held the Framptom Funeral Home on Main Street. A reception followed at the Federalsburg VFW.
Ruiz will be buried Thursday at Arlington National Cemetery. The 21-year-old Navy Corpsman was one of seven who died February 7, 2007, when the Marine transport helicopter they were in crashed in Iraq.