Images: Wounded Soldier receives Purple Heart [Image 1 of 2]
Photo by Spc. Justin A. Naylor
Col. Ryan Gonsalves, the commander of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, looks at a chunk of shrapnel that was removed from Spc. Robert Williams, awater purification specialist from 3rd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, after an attack on his vehicle, April 9. Williams was awarded a Purple Heart medal, April 10, by Gonsalves at the Emergency Medical Station on Forward Operating Base Warrior for wounds received during theattack.
Date Posted:04.20.2009 20:33
Location:FORWARD OPERATING BASE WARRIOR, IQ