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Citadel News Service

For release
June 3, 2004

Memorial service set for Capt. Eggers, '97

           A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m., Mon., June 7 in Fort Bragg, N.C. at the John F. Kennedy Chapel for fallen Citadel graduate, Army Capt. Daniel W. Eggers, ’97. For additional information, call 910-432-1928.

           Eggers and three other service members were killed May 29 in Afghanistan when their vehicle hit a land mine near Kandahar.

           A burial service is planned for June 22 at Arlington National Cemetery.

           Eggers is survived by his wife, Rebecca, and their two sons.

           The Class of 1997 is raising money to benefit the Eggers children. Donations can be made    by contacting the bank t 440-352-0756 or by mailing a check to:
           Memorial Fund for John and William Eggers, #900295033407
           First Merit Bank N.A., Painesville Office
           56 Liberty Street
           Painesville, Ohio, 44077
           You may contact the bank at 440-352-0756.

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