Fallen soldier returns home

  • Left: Motorcyclists line Keahole Airport Road, paying their respect as Sgt. 1st Class Reymund Transfiguracion came home for his final rest on Sunday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today) Right: Sgt. 1st Class Reymund Rarogal Transfiguracion, 36, of Waikoloa, died from wounds he received earlier this month in southern Afghanistan. (Courtesy 1st Special Forces Command/Special to West Hawaii Today)
  • Motorcyclists line Keahole Airport Road, paying their respect as Sgt. 1st Class Reymund Transfiguracion came home for his final rest on Sunday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Sgt. 1st Class Reymund Rarogal Transfiguracion, 36, of Waikoloa, died from wounds he received earlier this month in southern Afghanistan. (Courtesy 1st Special Forces Command/Special to West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — Sgt. 1st Class Reymund Rarogal Transfiguracion, a highly decorated special operations soldier who gave his life for his country, has returned home.