07/27/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Officer Thomas Wortham Mourned: Family, Friends, Colleagues Gather To Honor Slain Officer

Known as a reserved and upstanding first lieutenant in the Wisconsin Army National Guard, Thomas Wortham IV wasn't afraid to personally connect with the young soldiers under his command.

Army National Guard Spc. David Capps said his fear of ranking Army officers quickly melted under Wortham's warm, joking personality and willingness to spend time with soldiers.

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