Remains of men killed in Syria will be returned to Colorado

9NEWS @ 9. 9/14/2016

KUSA - The families of two men killed in Syria will finally get to bury their loved ones.

The bodies of Levi Shirley of Arvada and Jordan MacTaggart of Castle Rock will return to Colorado on Friday.

Both were flown from Syria to Chicago Wednesday morning.

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Shirley died in July. Mactaggart died in August.

Both had gone to Syria to help Kurdish forces in the fight against ISIS.

A ceremony will be held at Union Station Friday morning.

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