Fallen Greenwood soldier’s body returns home tonight

The body of Greenwood soldier who died during training will be returning home tonight.

The Indiana National Guard is reporting that there will be a planeside honor ceremony by the guard’s ceremonial unit when Staff Sgt. Andrew M. St. John’s body arrives tonight at Indianapolis International Airport.

St. John died earlier this month during a military training accident at Fort Hood in Texas. He was 29. Among his survivors are his wife and two children. He was also a firefighter and EMT, serving with the Nineveh Volunteer Fire Department.

There will be visitation from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hoosier Harvest Church in Martinsville.

St. John’s obituary is available here