Services will be held in Starke County in August for Chief Warrant Officer, Andy Howes. Although complete details are not available at this time, it is known that services will be August 2nd and that his remains will be taken on to his final resting place, Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C. Those services will be held August 5th. Howes’ partial remains have been in U.S. possession since 1988. They were identified through DNA samples.
Originally, plans were set for 2012 but were moved up to August of this year.
Howes was on a mission in November of 1970 when his helicopter failed to return to base. He was a Knox High School graduate.
We’ll let you know more about the services in Knox as they become available to us.