The Salt Lake Tribune
Jordan M. Byrd
Died: 2010-10-13
Patika Province
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"It was heartbreaking for Jordan to leave, but he wanted so badly to set a good example for his son. He believed in giving service to others. Thatís what he did. And thatís how he died." Scott Pitt, step-father Byrd, of Grantsville, was shot while trying to render aid to a wounded soldier during a firefight. The 19-year-old Army medic, a private first class, was assigned to Alpha Company of the 1st Battalion of the 506th Infantry Regiment.
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