Color guard members Staff Sgt. Adalburto Hernandez, left, Staff Sgt. Michael Bennett, Spc. Michael Sheffield and Spc. Michael McGill salute the casket of U.S. Army Spc. Brandon Rowe during a memorial service April 12 for Rowe at Hononegah High School in Rockton, Ill. Rowe, who was killed March 31 during an ambush in Iraq, would have celebrated his 21st birthday April 14. (John F. Elbers II/Rockford, Ill., Register Star)