Heartland hero returns to U.S. soil

A. U.S. Marine Corps carry team transfers the remains of Lance Cpl. Adam F. Wolff of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, June 23, 2014, at Dover Air Force Base, Del.

An Ottumwa Marine is one step closer to home.
The United States Air Force released a photo Tuesday of the transfer of Lance Cpl. Adam Wolffâ??s remains. The official Air Force photo was taken Monday night at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware.

Wolff was killed in action Friday in Helmand province in Afghanistan. He grew up in rural Wapello County and was a 2006 graduate of Cardinal High School. Wolff was 25-years old.

On Monday, family members told KTVO that they were still making funeral arrangements for Wolff. They expected that there would be a service in Ottumwa this week.