GORDONVILLE, MO (KFVS) - Service members from Missouri who have died from wounds suffered in a war zone since Sept. 11 were recognized Sunday during the opening of Remembering Our Fallen at the state capitol rotunda.
In the ten service members recognized, one was from Gordonville, Mo. SSG Bradley Skelton of the 1138th Engineer Company (Sapper) died on February 26, 2008 in Iraq.
Remembering Our Fallen is a touring display made of photos of 130 service members from Missouri who have died, including 10 from the Missouri National Guard.
Several families of those guardsmen attended the event.
During the ceremony, a roll call of each service member's name was read aloud by a family member or a member of American Legion Roscoe Enloe Post 5 of Jefferson City.
The display will stay at the capitol until Friday, August 5.