A native of a small northeast Missouri town who died in Afghanistan will be forever remembered in his hometown.
The town of La Plata unveiled a warrior's cross memorial at a city park during the weekend to honor Pvt. 1st Class Adam Thomas.
Thomas joined the Army after graduating from La Plata High in 2000. He was on his second tour of duty with the 10th Mountain Division when he was killed during an ambush a decade ago.
MU rededicated a restored memorial during a campus Veteran’s Day ceremony today. The stone memorial honors the 117 MU students who were killed during World War I.