Maj. Robert J. Marchanti II, 48, was buried Tuesday at Arlington National Cemetery.
Marchanti, a 25-year member of the Maryland National Guard, was one of two officers killed last month in Afghanistan. Violence erupted in Kabul, where Marchanti was stationed, when it was revealed that copies of the Quran had been burned at a NATO base in Bagram.
Gov. Martin O'Malley ordered U.S. and Maryland flags flown at half-staff Tuesday in Marchanti's memory.
Marchanti taught in the Baltimore County public schools and lived in Gardenville.
The Associated Press contributed to this article.
Maj. Robert J. Marchanti II buried at Arlington National Cemetery
Maryland National Guard member killed in Afghanistan