WHITEWRIGHT, TX -- The Whitewright community will come together Thursday night to honor a fallen soldier.
Private First Class Christian "Jake" Chandler was killed in action Monday while serving in Afghanistan.
Chandler's mother, Rhonda Beazley, says Jake's friends have planned a candlelight vigil tonight at Whitewright High School at 7:30.
His unit was attacked by small arms fire in Logar Province.
He deployed to Afghanistan last October as a part of Operation Enduring Freedom.