***(note: changed name to PFC Joseph P. Dwyer, 07/03/08) ***
03/25/03 Al Faysaliyah, Iraq
PFC Joseph DeWitt, 26, from Suffock County, Ny, runs while carrying a young Iraqi boy who was injured during a heavy batle between the U.S. Army’s 7th Cavalry Regiment and Iraqi forces near the village of Al Faysaliyah, Iraq. The Cavalry spent the entire night fighting through the areas and within the city of Al Faysaliyah. The U.S. took no casualties while the Iraqis took an estimated 150 casualties inflicted by the Cavalry.
PHOTO BY WARREN ZINN/ARMY TIMES