Sunday, July 29, 2007

Utah soldier killed in Iraq has UVSC ties

Yesterday Sgt. Nathan Barnes was laid to rest in American Fork. Barnes was killed in Rushdi Mullah, Iraq on July 17. His mother Donna is the herbarium curator in the biology department at UVSC.

Utah soldier laid to rest: Bronze Star, Purple Heart awarded to American Fork sergeant (Salt Lake Tribune, July 29 2007)

Condolences to the Barnes family for their loss.

UPDATE: The College Times has done a nice piece on Donna Barnes and the loss of her son.

UVSC employee loses son in Iraq
 (The College Times, July 30 2007)

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