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The coffin bearing the remains of Army Specialist Erica Alecksen is being returned home today.

Alecksen and five other soldiers were killed last week in Afghanistan in a roadside bombing.

A military flight is arriving with the body at the airport in Greensboro, Ga. After a ceremony, a funeral motorcade will proceed to Eatonton. 

The funeral will be held tonight at the First United Methodist Church at 6:30 p.m.

13WMAZ.com plans to live-stream the funeral for Army Spec. Erica Alecksen at 6:30 p.m.

A viewing is scheduled at the church this afternoon.

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