Marine Sgt. Matthew T. Abbate - A somber homecoming

The transfer case containing the remains of Marine Sgt. Matthew T. Abbate of Fresno, Calif., sits at the end of the loader ramp upon arrival at Dover Air Force Base, Del. on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010. The Department of Defense announced the death of Marine Sgt. Matthew T. Abbate who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. <span class=meta>(Jose Luis Magana)</span>
December 6, 2010 3:00:15 PM PST