(Highland, IL) -- A Madison County Marine killed during a training exercise last week in Nevada will soon be laid to rest. Corporal Aaron Ripperda died when a 60-millimeter mortar round exploded in the launch tube, killing a half-dozen other soldiers and injuring several more. Visitation is being held next Tuesday at the Meredith Funeral Home in the 26-year-old’s hometown of Highland. Funeral services are scheduled for the following day. Ripperda was serving out the last couple of months of a five-year enlistment.