DURANT, Okla. -- A local hero will be laid to rest Saturday. Army Staff Sergeant Jason Brown was killed April 17TH while serving in Iraq.
Funeral services for the 29-year-old Green Beret will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. in the First Baptist Church in Durant.
Originally from Texas, Brown's parents live in Cartwright, Oklahoma.
Brown was a highly-decorated soldier who received, among other awards, The Bronze Star and the Purple Heart.
He leaves behind a daughter who lives in Texas.
After the ceremony, brown's body will be taken to Washington D.C., where he will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery.