Remains of local Army medic return home

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - Family and friends lined the streets on Sunday to wave flags and show their respect, as the remains of a local Army medic were brought back home.

28-year-old Jon Skogen completed suicide while stationed in Hawaii.
He received a military escort from DIA to Grand Junction.

A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday afternoon at Canyon View Vineyard Church. Monday on KKCO 11 News, we are taking a closer look at the resources available on the Western Slope for service members who are struggling.

If you or anyone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide, you can call the National Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-8255.