Wednesday, December 27, 2006

In Memoriam

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Pfc. Wilson A. Algrim, 21, of Howell who died on Dec. 23rd while serving in Iraq.

Pfc. Algrim was one of three Michigan men killed on Saturday in a single incident.

They died Dec. 23 in Salman Pak, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 125th Infantry, out of Big Rapids.

Killed were:

Pfc. Wilson A. Algrim, 21, of Howell.

Spc. Chad J. Vollmer, 24, of Grand Rapids.

Pvt. Bobby Mejia II, Saginaw.

---from the Lansing State Journal

RIP Pfc Algrim, Spc. Vollmer, and Pvt. Mejia

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