The body of a Hoosier, who died for his country in a far-away land, arrived back in Indiana this weekend.

The body of Army Private First Class Brett Wood was flown to the Monroe County Airport Sunday morning.  A military honor guard, along with family, friends, and media was present as the airplane pulled up to a hangar, where a short ceremony, honoring Wood's life, took place.

Woods, who was only 19-years-old, when he was killed by a roadside bomb in Kandahar Province in Afghanistan earlier this month.

People lined the streets ast Woods' body was driven by hearse to Spencer in Owen County, where the young Soldier was from.

Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Owen Valley High School gymnasium, followed by a memorial service at 7 p.m.