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Guam golf icon finally laid to rest, at Arlington

George Benoit, a retired U.S. Air Force Colonel from Guam, was interred at Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday, according to news website patch.com, which reported Benoit’s funeral included a flyover by four Air Force T-38 Talon jets.

Benoit, who was an icon of the island’s golfing community, died in California more than a year ago, on Feb. 8, 2020, and his memorial service was held March 14, 2020, at the Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral-Basilica in Hagåtña. He was 84.

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