James Thode's wife, Carlotta, and children Ashley and Tommy are overcome with emotion during funeral for James Thode on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010 in Farmington, N.M. Sgt. 1st Class James Thode of ... more 
James Thode's wife, Carlotta, and children Ashley and Tommy are overcome with emotion during funeral for James Thode on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010 in Farmington, N.M. Sgt. 1st Class James Thode of Kirtland was killed Dec. 2, 2010 by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. Gov. Bill Richardson signed an executive order directing flags to be flown at half-staff from Wednesday through sundown Thursday. Thode was a sergeant with the Farmington police, where he worked for 14 years. less 
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Thu, Dec 16, 2010 9:23 AM EST