Chuck Lyda, Internment at Arlington National Cemetary

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Chuck Lyda will be interred at the Arlington National Cemetery on October 8, 2010, 1pm.


Friday, October 8 at 1 pm. People wishing to attend the ceremony should go to the Administration Building. Please check the Arlington website at, 4 days before the ceremony to verify these details.

Charles Clinton Lyda, a Lt. Col. in the California National Guard, died on Saturday, June 12, 2010, after a 7-month battle with cancer. He was 57.

Mr. Lyda, was USA Canoe Kayak Team member in slalom and a sprint canoer who competed in the mid to late 1970s. He won two gold medals in the mixed C-2 event at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships, earning them in 1975 and 1977.