Body of Specialist Charles McClure Returns to Fort Leonard Wood

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (KMOX) — The remains of a Missouri soldier who died while stationed in Kuwait will return to Fort Leonard Wood today.

21-year-old Specialist Charles McClure of New Bloomfield, Mo. died of injuries suffered in a vehicle accident at Camp Buehring.

Military and civilian personnel are being encouraged to line Iowa and Missouri avenues at Ford Leonard Wood to honor McClure.

Visitation is today in the Waynesville Memorial Chapel. Funeral services are slated for Saturday at the Chapel followed by a burial with full military honors in the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery, Fort Leonard Wood.


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