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BYU to honor alumnus, Gulf War veteran during a memorial service April 1

Brigham Young University will honor an alumnus and Gulf War veteran during a memorial service Friday, April 1, at 2 p.m. in the East Ballroom of the Wilkinson Student Center.

Captain Bill Jacobsen was killed in Iraq, Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2004. Upon graduation from BYU, Capt. Jacobsen was commissioned a 2nd lieutenant in the Army through the Army ROTC Program.

As part of the services Capt. Jacobsen's name will be officially unveiled on the BYU Memorial Wall by his wife, Riikka and their four children.

Elder W. Rolfe Kerr, First Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Commissioner of Church Education and Capt. Jacobsen's mission president will speak at the Memorial.

The memorial service is open to the public.

Donations to the Jacobsen Family College Fund can be sent to DNE Wachovia, attn: Mary Senkow, 301 South College St, NC 1140 Charlotte, NC 28202.

For more information contact Major Matt Whitney at (801) 422-3603.

Writer: James McCoy

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