Utah's fallen soldiers from the war in Iraq
Published: March 17, 2013 04:10PM
Updated: March 17, 2013 04:16PM
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Jim Urquhart | The Salt Lake Tribune The Jordan Thibeault family of South Jordan--Jordan's sister Denise, father John and mother Celeste--embrace during a memorial to fallen soldiers during a September 11th memorial service Thursday, September 11, 2008 in front of the Sandy City hall. Kneeling at the memorial at left is US Army Reserve Specialist Scott Mickiewicz and comforting the family at right is SFC Maria Braman of the US Army. Jordan's name was called out repeatedly as part of a roll call to signify he has fallen. Jordan Thibeault was 22 when he died September 5, 2008, while serving in Iraq. -- 9/11/08 (Jim Urquhart/The Salt Lake Tribune)
Grieving families and friends honored slain soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines throughout the Iraq war, which began 10 years ago March 19. Forty men and one woman who hailed from Utah or one of its military bases were killed during the Iraq war, which began March 19, 2003, and ended on Dec. 31, 2011.