"We sometimes talked about what we would have done differently. The only thing we could think of was that we should have married sooner."
— Rikka Jacobsen, wife
Jacobsen, 31, a Brigham Young University graduate, was the highest ranking soldier killed when a suicide bomber slipped into the mess hall at Forward Operating Base Marez in Mosul, killing 22. The Army captain was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Stryker Brigade Combat Team, in Fort Lewis, Wash.