Marine's Body To Arrive In Gillette Wednesday

GILLETTE, (AP) - The body of a Wyoming Marine who was killed in Afghanistan will be flown to Gillette on Wednesday, and his funeral is scheduled for Thursday. The Defense Department says 19-year-old Lance Corporal Jacob A. Ross died March 24 in combat operations in Helmand Province.

The plane bearing Ross' body is scheduled to arrive at the Gillette-Campbell County Airport at noon Wednesday. His casket will be removed from the plane in a private ceremony and taken to Family Life Church with an honor procession. Ross was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

so sad

God Bless our service men and women for giving so much.

Thank you!

May God rest his soul.

breaks my heart

This breaks my heart! My prayers will be with the family!

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