SALUTING THE BRAVE: Remains Of Fallen Soldier Return To Idaho
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - The body of a Preston soldier killed earlier this month in Afghanistan is due to return in Idaho on Wednesday.
Cody O. Moosman died in action in Gayan Alwara Mandi on July 3. The Idaho State Journal reports (http://bit.ly/NkjCJ6) that he was posthumously promoted from private first class to the rank of specialist
The remains of the 24-year-old soldier are scheduled to arrive in Logan, Utah, from Dover Air Force Base on Wednesday morning.
The transfer ceremony is not public. Preston police officials say those who wish to pay their respects are expected to line the route along Highway 91 between Franklin and Preston.
A funeral is scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday at the LDS North Stake Center with the burial to follow.
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