(KSL News) -- A Utahn killed in Iraq was laid to rest today.
A car bomb in Baghdad killed Sergeant Brandon James Thomas two weeks ago. He was a member of the Utah National Guard's 19th Special Forces. But he was in Iraq serving as a security contractor.
Today Sergeant Thomas was buried at the Utah State Veterans Cemetery and Memorial Park with full military honors. He was also posthumously honored with the Meritorious Service Award.