Body of Soldier Killed in Iraq Returned Home to Southeast Missouri - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Jackson, MO

Body of Soldier Killed in Iraq Returned Home to Southeast Missouri

SEPTEMBER 15, 2006 - Posted at 11:08 a.m. CDT

 

JACKSON, MO - The body of an 18-year-old soldier killed in Iraq is returned home to the small town of Jackson in southeast Missouri.

Private First Class Jeremy Shank was killed on September 6 in Balad, Iraq, as a result of wounds from small arms fire.

KSDK News reports that Shank's body was returned home last night.

Shank was assigned to the Army's 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment based in Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

Visitation for Shank will be held Saturday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.

Funeral services will be held Sunday at The First Baptist Church of Jackson.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • The Latest: Officials: Mexico, Guatemala natives on truck

    The Latest: Officials: Mexico, Guatemala natives on truck

    Sunday, July 23 2017 6:51 AM EDT2017-07-23 10:51:24 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 12:33 AM EDT2017-07-24 04:33:17 GMT
    The temperature in San Antonio had been in the 90s just before eight people were found dead in a tractor-trailer outside a Walmart store.
    The temperature in San Antonio had been in the 90s just before eight people were found dead in a tractor-trailer outside a Walmart store.
  • Fire destroys home in downtown Jonesboro

    Fire destroys home in downtown Jonesboro

    Saturday, July 22 2017 9:17 PM EDT2017-07-23 01:17:09 GMT
    Sunday, July 23 2017 5:56 PM EDT2017-07-23 21:56:36 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Assistant Fire Chief Alan Dunn said Sunday that the home was a complete loss and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.  

    Assistant Fire Chief Alan Dunn said Sunday that the home was a complete loss and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.  

  • Firefighters return to station damaged in flood

    Firefighters return to station damaged in flood

    Sunday, July 23 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-07-23 21:22:00 GMT
    Sunday, July 23 2017 5:37 PM EDT2017-07-23 21:37:03 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    On Sunday, several Pocahontas firefighters moved back into their home station.

    On Sunday, several Pocahontas firefighters moved back into their home station.

Powered by Frankly