A sad reminder about the sacrifices of war.
A soldier from Big Spring will be brought back to be buried there after getting killed in Afghanistan.
Captain Ellory Ray Wallace was killed Saturday when a rocket propelled grenade hit his ATV while on patrol.
Wallace had only been in Afghanistan for two weeks.
It was his third tour of duty; the first two were in Iraq.
Wallace was born in big spring in 1977.
He received numerous medals for valor.
Wallace leaves behind a wife and four children.
The family plans to bury ray in his boyhood town of Big Spring, where he'll rest next to his Grandpa Wallace, who inspired him to be a soldier.
There's no word on any burial plans yet as Hurricane Earl is delaying the return of his body.