POSTED: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 9:27am
UPDATED: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 9:28am
MERCEDES, TX (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — The body of Army Specialist Kevin Cardoza is back on American soil and will be returning to the Valley on Tuesday.
The 19 year-old from Mercedes died along with four other American soldiers earlier this month in a roadside bomb explosion.
A procession at noon at the Trinity Worship Center, in Pharr, will precede a public memorial service.
A private burial is set for Wednesday at the Mission Veterans Memorial.