FORT HOOD, Texas (KWTX) The body Indiana National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Mark Boner, 43, who died at Fort Hood while preparing for a deployment was being returned to his home state Friday.
Boner died early in the morning on Jan. 6 as he and about 250 other members of the Kokomo, Ind.-based 38th Sustainment Brigade trained for a deployment to Kuwait.
The death is under investigation.
His body is scheduled to arrive Friday evening at Indianapolis International Airport.
A private ceremony will mark the arrival.
A funeral service is Monday in Fort Wayne.
Boner served as an automated logistical specialist with the unit.
He deployed to Iraq in 2009.