Captain Ben Cross from Bethel died in a training mission. His body was returned home to Bethel Thursday night...

 

26-year-old captain Ben Cross died last month in a training exercise off the coast of Australia along with two other Marines. He made his way home Thursday night. The procession for Captain cross was seen across 3 states. The hearse was accompanied by his family, state police and a military escort.

His v22 Osprey crashed into the water. 23 marines were pulled out, but 3 were missing including Cross. His body was found 3 weeks later. He will be laid to rest this weekend.

The Gray Fire Deptartment posted the picture of the flag with these words...

Town of Gray and Yarmouth show their Respect for Fallen Solider Ben Cross for his ride to his final resting place. Thank you for your service.

 

Yes. Thank you for your service and may your family be proud knowing you gave your life doing what you loved....