The funeral of RAF policeman Corporal Brent John McCarthy from Telford is due to take place today.
Corporal McCarthy, 25, died when two people in Afghan police uniforms opened fire near a Helmand patrol base on May 12.
His funeral service will be held at St Nicholas's Church in Codsall at 3.30pm.
A soldier from the Midlands has been shot and killed in Afghanistan.
25 year old Corporal Brent John McCarthy from Telford was one of two soldiers attacked by men wearing Afghan Police uniform.
His family today have said that life will never be the same - and he will always be a hero.
The Ministry of Defence has announced the death of Corporal Brent John McCarthy from the Royal Air Force. He was 25 years old.
Corporal McCarthy had been sent to Afghanistan as part of a Police Advisory Team to help the local Afghan Uniformed Police in the Lashkar Gah district of Helmand province.
He was attacked and fatally injured following small arms fire.