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U.S. Naval Academy Honors Midshipman David Forney

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 9:41 AM by mediarelations@usna.edu

Sailors from Naval District Washington’s Ceremonial Guard carry the casket of Midshipman 1st Class David Forney into the U.S. Naval Academy Chapel. The U.S. Naval Academy honored the life of Forney, from Walkersville, Maryland, with a funeral and burial service with military honors. Forney died Feb. 20 after being found unresponsive by a fellow midshipman in Bancroft Hall. He is survived by his parents, Erika and Rick, and his three siblings Chris, Rebekah, and Erik. (U.S. Navy photo by Stacy Godfrey/Released)

Sailors from Naval District Washington’s Ceremonial Guard escort the casket of Midshipman 1st Class David Forney into the U.S. Naval Academy Chapel. The U.S. Naval Academy honored the life of Forney, from Walkersville, Maryland, with a funeral and burial service with military honors. Forney died Feb. 20 after being found unresponsive by a fellow midshipman in Bancroft Hall. He is survived by his parents, Erika and Rick, and his siblings Chris, Rebekah, and Erik. (U.S. Navy photo by Stacy Godfrey/Released)

The U.S. Naval Academy honored the life of Midshipman 1st Class David Forney of Walkersville, Maryland, with a funeral and burial service with military honors. Forney died Feb. 20 after being found unresponsive by a fellow midshipman in Bancroft Hall. He is survived by his parents, Erika and Rick, and his three siblings Chris, Rebekah, and Erik. (U.S. Navy photo by Stacy Godfrey/Released)

The U.S. Naval Academy honored the life of Midshipman 1st Class David Forney of Walkersville, Maryland, with a funeral and burial service with military honors. Forney died Feb. 20 after being found unresponsive by a fellow midshipman in Bancroft Hall. He is survived by his parents, Erika and Rick, and his three siblings Chris, Rebekah, and Erik. (U.S. Navy photo by Stacy Godfrey/Released)

Father Frances Foley blesses the casket of Midshipman 1st Class David Forney during a funeral mass held in the U.S. Naval Academy Chapel. The U.S. Naval Academy honored the life of Forney, from Walkersville, Maryland, with a funeral and burial service with military honors. Forney died Feb. 20 after being found unresponsive by a fellow midshipman in Bancroft Hall. He is survived by his parents, Erika and Rick, and his siblings Chris, Rebekah, and Erik. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Dana D. Legg/Released)

Midshipmen of the Naval Academy Combined Glee Club sing during the funeral service for Midshipman 1st Class David Forney at the U.S. Naval Academy Chapel. The U.S. Naval Academy honored the life of Forney, from Walkersville, Maryland, with a funeral and burial service with military honors. Forney died Feb. 20 after being found unresponsive by a fellow midshipman in Bancroft Hall. He is survived by his parents, Erika and Rick, and his siblings Chris, Rebekah, and Erik. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Dana D. Legg/Released)

Sailors from Naval District Washington’s Ceremonial Guard escort the casket of Midshipman 1st Class David Forney out of the U.S. Naval Academy Chapel. The U.S. Naval Academy honored the life of Forney, from Walkersville, Maryland, with a funeral and burial service with military honors. Forney died Feb. 20 after being found unresponsive by a fellow midshipman in Bancroft Hall. He is survived by his parents, Erika and Rick, and his siblings Chris, Rebekah, and Erik. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Dana D. Legg/Released)
A processional hearse carrying Midshipman 1st Class David Forney’s flag-draped casket proceeds to the U.S. Naval Academy Cemetery for burial. The U.S. Naval Academy honored the life of Forney, from Walkersville, Maryland, with a funeral and burial service with military honors. Forney died Feb. 20 after being found unresponsive by a fellow midshipman in Bancroft Hall. He is survived by his parents, Erika and Rick, and his three siblings Chris, Rebekah, and Erik. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Josiah D. Pearce/Released)
Sailors from Naval District Washington’s Ceremonial Guard prepare for a 21-gun salute during the funeral service for Midshipman 1st Class David Forney. The U.S. Naval Academy honored the life of Forney, from Walkersville, Maryland, with a funeral and burial service with military honors. Forney died Feb. 20 after being found unresponsive by a fellow midshipman in Bancroft Hall. He is survived by his parents, Erika and Rick, and his three siblings Chris, Rebekah, and Erik. (U.S. Navy photo by Kenneth D. Aston Jr./Released)
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