Pearl soldier's funeral set for Thursday - - Jackson, MS

Pearl soldier's funeral set for Thursday

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The body of a Pearl soldier killed in Afghanistan will return home this week.

Staff Sergeant David Self was part of the Fires Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, which is based out of Germany.

Insurgents attacked his unit in the Zabul Province of Afghanistan on May 16.

Staff Sergeant Self's body will arrive Thursday.

Visitation is set for Thursday afternoon from 1:00 to 3:00 with the funeral immediately after.

The visitation and funeral will be held at Baldwin Lee Funeral home in Pearl.

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