Army Cpl. Jonathan F. Blair, 21, of Fort Wayne, Indiana
Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team,
101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.; killed Nov. 19, 2005 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Bayji, Iraq.
It was Blair’s second tour of duty in Iraq. He was a 2002 graduate of Elmhurst High School in Fort Wayne. The school’s student government group sold yellow ribbons to
decorate the 7-foot blue spruce tree planted on the school lawn Thursday morning in honor of Blair. The students plan to purchase a memorial for Blair with the money they raised.
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