Norwich University Mourns Death Of Navy SEAL

08/08/11 4:04PM

Courtsy of Norwich University
Brian Bill, a 2001 Norwich University graduate, along with 22 other Navy SEALs and eight other U.S. service members, died when the helicopter they were in was shot down Saturday over Afghanistan.
(Host) A Norwich University graduate and Navy SEAL was among the 30 American troops who died when their helicopter was shot down Saturday morning over Afghanistan.

Brian Bill was one of the nearly two dozen SEALS aboard the helicopter.

Bill graduated from Norwich in 2001. The university describes him as a "distinguished Navy SEAL and an extraordinary man."

 A memorial is planned on the Northfield campus in Springfield when students return for the fall semester.

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