Skip to main content
Intellect

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

Related Articles

data-content-type="article"

It's not rocket science... it's rocket engineering: BYU's Rocketry Team wins big again

July 11, 2024
The BYU Rocketry Team and their Utah-inspired rocket named “Alta” got on the podium three times, earning two first prizes and a second-place finish at the 2024 Spaceport America Cup.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"

BYU study reveals fireworks’ impact on air quality

July 01, 2024
Fireworks' dazzling displays bring hidden dangers to Wasatch Front air.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"

Don’t sink, or you’ll have to swim: Collegiate concrete canoe competition (yes, it’s a thing) comes to BYU

June 28, 2024
It’s summer, so naturally students are spending a lot of time out on the water in kayaks, paddle boards and canoes. If you’re an engineering student, apparently those canoes have to be made out of concrete.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText=