(WTVM) – A ceremony at Fort Benning was held for fallen soldier 1st Lt. Weston Lee who was tragically killed while on patrol outside of Iraq.
Lee's body left Fort Benning around noon and headed down US-27 to the Manry-Jordan Hodges Funeral Home in Blakely, GA.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 13 at 2 p.m. in the Mangham Auditorium of Early County High School. The funeral will be at a later date in the Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA.
To honor Lt. Lee, all flags will be flown at half-staff on Friday.
Lee was born on Aug. 22, 1991 in Columbus, GA.