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Navy Yard shooting victims: Service held for Martin Bodrog

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SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) - Family and friends celebrated the life of a longtime Navy officer who was among the 12 people slain by a gunman at the Washington Navy Yard.

When family members remember Marty Bodrog, they'll likely remember him for his trademark winter weather outfit - a Boston Bruins hockey jersey and shorts. Photo: Bodrog family

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The church service conducted Saturday in Springfield honored 54-year-old Martin Bodrog of Annandale. He retired as a commander after a 22-year career, and then worked as a civilian overseeing the design and procurement of Navy ships.

Bodrog was killed Monday by Aaron Alexis, an information-technology contractor with a history of erratic behavior. Investigators say Alexis brought a shotgun to work and also used a handgun he seized after fatally shooting a security guard.

Bodrog and his wife had three daughters. The family is directing any donations to the charitable arm of the Boston Bruins, the hockey team Bodrog loved.

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