The body of 29-year-old Army Staff Sgt. Matthew Leach of Ferndale received a solemn welcome home at Selfridge Air National Guard Base this morning.
Shortly after his arrival, a caravan of motorcycles escorted Leach's body to Wujeck-Calcaterra Funeral Home in Sterling Heights.
Visitation will be tomorrow at the Wujeck-Calcaterra Funeral Home from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. and the funeral will take place at the Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly at noon on Wednesday.
Leach died June 26 during his third combat deployment in Afghanistan. He leaves behind a wife and infant son.