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Sailor Killed By Gunman On Navy Destroyer Honored Today

Vice Adm. William F. Moran, left, presents a flag to Sharon Blair, mother of U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Mayo, of Hagerstown, Md., during a burial service at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Friday, April 25, 2014.
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Vice Adm. William F. Moran, left, presents a flag to Sharon Blair, mother of U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Mayo, of Hagerstown, Md., during a burial service at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Friday, April 25, 2014.

A sailor slain by a gunman aboard a docked Navy destroyer is being honored at a Memorial Day ceremony near Baltimore.

The annual event at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Timonium is paying tribute Monday to Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Mayo of Hagerstown.

The 24-year-old sailor was shot when he dove between another sailor and a civilian truck driver who had seized her gun aboard the ship docked in Norfolk, Virginia, March 24.

Mayo's remains were buried last month at Arlington National Cemetery.

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