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BOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) – The stays of a U.S. Marine killed throughout a NATO military services coaching work out returned dwelling Friday afternoon.

U.S. Marine Cpl. Jacob Moore’s loved ones stood on the tarmac as the plane carrying their liked one’s body landed at Tri-Condition Airport.

Moore, 24, of Catlettsburg, Kentucky, was amongst four marines whose continues to be had been returned to U.S. soil last Friday following their fatalities in a helicopter crash in Norway on March 18.

Moore’s stays are becoming taken to Neal Funeral House on Centre Road.


Alongside the procession route Friday college students who go to Ponderosa Elementary in Catlettsburg, Ky held handmade indications in honor of Cpl. Moore. Moore attended Ponderosa Elementary and Moore’s mom worked at the school for 19 a long time.

Students who attend Ponderosa Elementary in Catlettsburg, Ky hold handmade signs in honor of...
Students who attend Ponderosa Elementary in Catlettsburg, Ky keep handmade signals in honor of Cpl. Jacob Moore.(WSAZ)

A proclamation to declare Friday as “Jacob M. Moore Day” was introduced by Catlettsburg Mayor Religion Working day to the loved ones.

Visitation companies will be from midday to 6 p.m. Sunday at Boyd County Higher Faculty, Moore’s alma mater.

The funeral is set for 11 a.m. Monday at the university, with the burial to comply with at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Northeast.

The public is welcome to show up at.

Gov. Andy Beshear has requested flags at all point out properties to be decreased to 50 percent-personnel from sunrise to sunset Monday, April 4, in honor of Moore.

Gov. Beshear encourages all people today, businesses, companies and authorities agencies to sign up for in this tribute.

Corporal Moore’s decorations incorporate the Excellent Conduct Medal, the Nationwide Defense Assistance Medal, and the Worldwide War on Terrorism Medal.

WSAZ’s Kelsey Souto sat down to discuss with Moore’s family. For more on that story simply click here >>>>

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