LOGAN, Utah (AP) - The remains of an Idaho soldier killed in Afghanistan have been returned to his family.
The body of U.S. Army Specialist Cody Moosman was flown into the Logan-Cache Airport on Wednesday.
Police Chief Val Sparrow, from Preston, Idaho, was among a large law enforcement presence at the ceremony.
Sparrow says it was a "solemn and fitting tribute."
The Herald Journal of Logan reports a small crowd gathered as the white charter plane taxied down the runway. Two crew members then unloaded the American flag-draped casket to a waiting hearse. A funeral is set for Friday in Preston.
Officials say the 24-year-old was killed in Afghanistan July 3. Moosman was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, in Fort Riley, Kan.
Information from: The Herald Journal
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