Images: Pashto linguist awarded Bronze Star for selflessness [Image 1 of 3]
Cpl. Zachary D. Byron, a pashto linguist with Headquarters and Support Company, 1st Radio Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force, stands at attention as he is awarded the Bronze Star with a combat distinguishing device and the Purple Heart, May 20. Byron was shot twice and continued to translate enemy communication while falling in and out of consciousness allowing his squad to avert an enemy assault.
Date Posted:05.25.2011 12:40
Location:CAMP PENDLETON, CA, US