- Jul 9, 2006
Captain Raudenbush graduated from Widener University in Chester PA in 2005. He went through the Army ROTC program there for 4 years and was commissioned after graduation.The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Capt. Nathan R. Raudenbush, 25, of Pennsylvania, died Feb. 20 in Busayefi, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.
He had been approved for Captain and was promoted posthumously. He leaves behind a wife (also a Widener grad) and a 20 month old son.
Widener University has already offered Capt. Raudenbush's son a $100,000 college scholarship if he chooses to attend.