State News
8:43 am
Mon September 9, 2013

1st female member of Il National Guard to die in combat gets honored

The first female member of the Illinois National Guard to die in combat operations overseas was honored this weekend on the University of Illinois’ Urbana campus. Shawna Morrison of Paris, Illinois was killed nine years ago this month in Iraq. Illinois Public Radio’s Jeff Bossert reports.

That story was produced by Illinois Public Radio’s Sean Powers.