Troy, Ill soldier killed in Afghanistan coming home - KMOV.com

Troy, Ill soldier killed in Afghanistan coming home

KMOV - The body of a Troy, Ill soldier who was killed in Afghanistan is coming home.

Senior Airman Brad Smith, 24, died earlier this week after a roadside bomb detonated near him.

Smith's body arrives home January 9th, and those close to him are honoring him by lining the route in and out of Troy, Ill with flags and signs. The exact time of Smith's arrival is not known, but he is expected between noon and 3 p.m.

Smith graduated from Triad High School in 2004 and leaves behind his wife, Tiffany, and a daughter born in October.

To participate or for more information on this special occasion, call Malinda Bishop at (618)- 910-7795. You can also e-mail her at bishopsfour@hotmail.com.

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