MACHESNEY PARK, Ill. (WTVO) — A Machesney Park Marine killed in a training exercise in California will return home this week to be laid to rest.

An escort will bring Nathan Carlson home from O’Hare International Airport on Thursday. The funeral will be held Saturday at Harlem High School, 9229 N. Alpine Rd. Carlson graduated from Harlem in 2019.

Several groups, including the “Patriot Guard” and “Warriors Watch,” have been invited to honor Carlson’s life.