Family members and fellow soldiers are remembering a Utah National Guard member as a "fine officer" and a "credit to his country."
Sergeant First Class Ronald Wood died Saturday when a bomb struck his Humvee in Iraq. Two other Utah soldiers were wounded.
Wood's mother, Jody, lives in Canon City, Colorado. She says her son was doing what he wanted to do, and that he was proud to be in the Guard and serve in Iraq.
His brother, Nathan, said he and Ron would've been in the same unit after his brother's tour of duty in Iraq was completed.
The family is working with the Guard to organize a full military funeral at the Utah National Guard Armory in Cedar City.
Wood will be buried in Hurricane, Utah next to his grandparents.
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