Photos: Fallen Guardsman’s body returns home Photos: Fallen Guardsman’s body returns home Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- The flag-draped casket bearing the body of U.S. Army Spc. Chris Drake, who was killed in Afghanistan, is carried from a jet to a waiting hearse by members of the Louisiana National Guard State Military Honors team. Members of Drake's family, including his mother, Rose Drake, second from left in the receiving party, assembled at the Louisiana National Guard Army Aviation Support Facility No. 1 at Hammond Northshore Regional Airport to receive the body. BY VIC COUVILLION and CHRISTINE MORGAN ARCENEAUIX| Florida Parishes bureau June 08, 2013 Comments HAMMOND—The body of U. S. Army Specialist Chris Drake, who was killed in Afghanistan Sunday, May 26, was returned to the Louisiana Army National Guard’s Aviation Facility at the Northshore Airport Tuesday.