Roslyn Schulte http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Plaque honors St. Louis native who made ultimate sacrifice in Afghanistan http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/plaque-honors-st-louis-native-who-made-ultimate-sacrifice-afghanistan <p>Three years ago this week, a roadside bomb killed Lt. Roslyn Schulte.</p><p>The St. Louis native was the first female graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy to be killed in combat. Now, a new memorial honors her life and death - a plaque under the flagpole at the Jewish Community Center in Creve Coeur.</p><p>Schulte was traveling from a refugee camp to Bagram Air Force Base when the bomb hit on May 20, 2009. She was one of <a href="http://apps.washingtonpost.com/national/fallen/dates/2009/">461 American soldiers</a> killed in action that year.</p> Mon, 28 May 2012 17:06:53 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3794 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Plaque honors St. Louis native who made ultimate sacrifice in Afghanistan