Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Returns Home

By Conor Mooney

November 13, 2012 Updated Nov 13, 2012 at 7:10 PM EDT

Corning, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A soldier killed in the line of duty in Afghanistan returned home to Corning on Tuesday.

Army Specialist Ryan Jayne was killed by a roadside bomb along with two other soldiers last Saturday.

Jayne's body was flown to the Elmira-Corning airport and was transported to Corning East High School where calling hours ran from 4:00 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday night.

A military service on the football field followed.

Jayne was a part of the 178th Engineer Battalion based out of Oswego.

He spent a year at Corning Community College before en-listing.

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