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Soldier Laid to Rest

Soldier Laid to Rest

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(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.

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