16 Sep 2009

Body of FSM soldier killed in Afghanistan due in Pohnpei

3:40 pm on 16 September 2009

The body of a US soldier from the Federated States of Micronesia is expected to be returned to Pohnpei on Friday.

Army Sergeant Youvert Loney died in Afghanistan where he had been serving with US forces since June.

Sgt. Loney, who was 28, is survived by his wife and two children.