Vietnam vet from Blue Island buried at Arlington cemetery

November 9, 2011 3:10:23 PM PST
A suburban soldier killed nearly 40 years ago in the Vietnam War was buried with full military honors Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery.

Wayne Bibbs of Blue Island needed his mother's permission to enlist in the Army because he was only 17. He died in a helicopter crash in 1972.

Bibbs' remains and those of two other crew members weren't found until more than 30 years later.

The remains representing all three men were buried as a group in a single casket.