American hero returns home to be laid to rest


BOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) – The continues to be of a U.S. Maritime killed for the duration of a NATO military schooling work out returned household Friday afternoon.

U.S. Marine Cpl. Jacob Moore’s loved ones stood on the tarmac as the aircraft carrying their cherished one’s entire body landed at Tri-Point out Airport.

Moore, 24, of Catlettsburg, Kentucky, was amongst four marines whose stays had been returned to U.S. soil previous Friday immediately after their fatalities in a helicopter crash in Norway on March 18.

Moore’s stays are staying taken to Neal Funeral Dwelling on Centre Avenue.


Together the procession route Friday learners who go to Ponderosa Elementary in Catlettsburg, Ky held handmade indicators in honor of Cpl. Moore. Moore attended Ponderosa Elementary and Moore’s mom worked at the college for 19 several years.

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

A proclamation to declare Friday as “Jacob M. Moore Day” was offered by Catlettsburg Mayor Faith Day to the loved ones.

Visitation solutions will be from midday to 6 p.m. Sunday at Boyd County Substantial School, Moore’s alma mater.

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

The community is welcome to show up at.

Gov. Andy Beshear has ordered flags at all state properties to be decreased to half-workers from dawn to sunset Monday, April 4, in honor of Moore.

Gov. Beshear encourages all persons, corporations, organizations and government companies to join in this tribute.

Corporal Moore’s decorations consist of the Superior Conduct Medal, the Countrywide Defense Assistance Medal, and the World wide War on Terrorism Medal.

WSAZ’s Kelsey Souto sat down to chat with Moore’s relatives. For a lot more on that tale click in this article >>>>

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