The following is taken from the Natioinal Park Service Morning Report for March 12, 2010.
Memorial Service For Slain USFS Office To Be Held Tomorrow
Chris Upton. USFS photo.
A memorial service for US Forest Service officer Chris Upton, 37, who was shot and killed last week during a routine patrol of a recreation site on the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest, will be held on Saturday.
The NPS will be represented at the ceremony by a group of protection rangers with marked vehicles.
Director Jarvis has authorized NPS employees to wear black mourning bands through the date of interment (tomorrow). They should be removed thereafter.