Fallen Tech. Sgt. Briggs to be honored with Riverhead street renaming

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RIVERHEAD -

Memorial Day Weekend is really a time to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

This morning, the troops' graves at Calverton National Cemetery are being decorated with American Flags.

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Also on Saturday, the Town of Riverhead will be renaming Lewis Street "Dashan J. Briggs Way."

Tech Sgt. Briggs, along with six other members of the 106th Rescue Wing, died in a helicopter crash in Iraq back in March.

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Briggs graduated from Riverhead High School and grew up on the street.

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