Memorial service held for soldier killed in military base attack in Jordan

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Memorial service held for soldier killed in Jordan. (KTRK)

Friends and family of Jimmy Moriarty Jr. gathered Saturday afternoon to say their final goodbyes.


Jimmy, 27, was killed last week during an attack outside a military base in Jordan.

His sister described waiting to find out if Jimmy was one of the victims.

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"Thirty minutes later my mom called me and my life post-November 4th began. It feels unbearable to me to think that I'll never spend another living moment with Jimmy again," she said.

Jimmy's body will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

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