US Army Pfc. Joshua L. Jetton, serving with the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, based in Hawaii, was killed in action in Kunar province on 20th June 2011.
His unit was ambushed by insurgent forces and Pfc. Jetton was shot during the battle that followed.
The body of 21-year-old Pfc. Jetton, from Sebring, Florida, was flown to Dover Air Force Base at 1pm on Wednesday 22nd June 2011.
Pfc. Jetton leaves his wife Alicia who is expecting twins.