WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - A final farewell will be held Monday for a fallen soldier from Coral Springs.
More than 100 soldiers from the Florida Army National Guard gathered at Palm Beach International Airport on Sunday for a solemn salute as Warrant Officer Joseph Schiro returned home.
Warrant officer Schiro died from small arms fire in Afghanistan on Oct. 6.
The 27-year-old highly decorated soldier was a member of the Special Forces, also known as the Green Berets. It was his fourth deployment to Afghanistan.
Warrant Officer Schiro leaves a wife and three children.
His funeral is scheduled for Monday afternoon.
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