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Joint memorial service

A joint memorial service was held Saturday, July 16 at Lake City Community Church to remember Sgt. Nathan R. Beyers and Spc. Nicholas W. Newby, two Coeur d’Alene men killed in the same explosion July 7 in Baghdad, Iraq.


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Sgt. Joseph Rozewicz, left, wipes a tear while he and Spc. Tristan S. Nielsen, right, share their memories of Sgt. Nathan R. Beyers and Spc. Nicholas W. Newby Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Lake City Community Church in Coeur d’Alene where a joint memorial service was held for the two young men who were killed in Iraq July 7.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Mike Lenke blows “Taps” Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Lake City Community Church in Coeur d’Alene.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Command Sgt. Major Kenneth Downing calls out the names of Sgt. Nathan R. Beyers and Spc. Nicholas W. Newby as if calling roll Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Lake City Community Church in Coeur d’Alene where a joint memorial service was held for the two young men who were killed in Iraq July 7. Downing called out the names of soldiers present in the audience, but the silence was poignant after calling the names of the two deceased.


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Among the photos displayed of Sgt. Nathan R. Beyers was this one of Beyers, his wife Vanessa and baby daughter Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Lake City Community Church in Coeur d’Alene where a joint memorial service was held for Beyers and Nicholas Newby who were killed in Iraq July 7.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

A member of the honor guard from the Idaho National Guard retires the colors and walks past a portrait of Nathan Beyers Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Lake City Community Church in Coeur d’Alene where a joint memorial service was held for two young soldiers who were killed in Iraq July 7.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

A military band plays hymns while sitting around a portrait of Spc. Nicholas W. Newby Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Lake City Community Church in Coeur d’Alene.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Idaho National Guard Brigadier General Alan Gayhart speaks about the sacrifice of Sgt. Nathan R. Beyers and Spc. Nicholas W. Newby Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Lake City Community Church in Coeur d’Alene where a joint memorial service was held for the two young men who were killed in Iraq July 7.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Images of Sgt. Nathan R. Beyers and Spc. Nicholas W. Newby are projected on screens while Cpt. Michael Etzler talks about the men’s accomplishments Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Lake City Community Church in Coeur d’Alene.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Friends, family and fellow soldiers of Sgt. Nathan R. Beyers and Spc. Nicholas W. Newby comfort each other Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Lake City Community Church.


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A group of baseball teammates walk to the service for Sgt. Nathan R. Beyers and Spc. Nicholas W. Newby Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Lake City Community Church in Coeur d’Alene.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Sgt. Joseph Rozewicz, foreground, and Spc. Tristan S. Nielsen, behind, kneel before the memorial displays for Sgt. Nathan R. Beyers and Spc. Nicholas W. Newby Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Lake City Community Church in Coeur d’Alene where a joint memorial service was held for the two young men who were killed in Iraq July 7. Rozewicz and Nielsen served with the two men from Coeur d’Alene and shared their memories of the two fallen service men.

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