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William Grimm Memorial - Gulf War

William Grimm Memorial - plaque

The William Grimm Memorial includes a memorial oak tree and plaque that are just southwest of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. It was dedicated in 1991 as a memorial to Capt. William D. Grimm, a member of the U.S. Air Force who was killed in action during Operation Desert Storm. Grimm graduated from the university in 1986 and is the only graduate killed during Operation Desert Storm.