A fallen soldier returns home

A fallen soldier returns home »Play Video
Senior Airman Tammie R. Douglas closes the door of the transfer vehicle containing the remains of Army Capt. Aaron R. Blanchard of Washington, upon arrival at Dover Air Force Base, Del. on Thursday, April, 25, 2013. The Department of Defense announced the death of Blanchard who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

YAKIMA, Wash. -- The body of Captain Aaron Blanchard is back home here in Yakima County.

Police and the Patriot Guard escorted his body across town Friday afternoon.

Blanchard was killed last week in Afghanistan when an enemy missile hit his Army base.

The family is holding a private service tonight.

A funeral with full military honors is planned tomorrow morning at Stone Church.