Sunday, April 15, 2007

Perspective: A Fort Worth high school's alumni paying heavy toll in Iraq

FORT WORTH – They have been killed by snipers and bomb blasts, and one perished while providing security for a group of Marines on foot.

With growing regularity, teachers and administrators at Western Hills High School pull out photographs to help them remember the graduates they watched march off the graduation stage into the Iraq war – and then become casualties.

Perhaps no Fort Worth school has had to face more war dead among its former students – four killed in combat in the last two years. Another graduate died in an Army helicopter crash in Georgia last year.

Read the rest at the Dallas Morning News