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Body Of Slain Sudbury Soldier Milley Returned Home

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It's a final homecoming for a Massachusetts soldier who died in Afghanistan.

The body of Lt. Scott Milley was flown on Thursday to Hanscom Air Force Base in Bedford. His father, Steven Milley, told reporters his son has gone "to a place where there is only glory" and the family is holding onto that.

Armed forces members and veterans were among those lining the motorcade route as the flag-draped coffin was taken to Milley's home town of Sudbury.

The 23-year-old Army officer died Nov. 30 when his patrol came under small-arms fire in Logar province.

A public wake is scheduled Friday at Lincoln-Sudbury High School, where Milley graduated in 2005. His funeral service will be held there Saturday.

Milley was a 2009 graduate of the University of New Hampshire.

This program aired on December 9, 2010. The audio for this program is not available.

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