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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Unknown soldier given a resting place


A soldier, whose remains were found near Green River in the 1980s was finally put to rest last Wednesday.

According to Dana L. Pertermann, Western Wyoming Community College associate professor of anthropology and geology, director of Center For Southwest Wyoming Archaeology and director of the Federal Artifact Repository, the soldier was excavated in the 1980s on the bluffs near Green River. This occurred when survey work was being conducted for the freeway.

According to Philip Parnell, WWCC vice president of student services and athletics and Military Affairs Committee representative, the...

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