TITLE

Guard on the Frontline

AUTHOR(S)
Haskell, Bob
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Soldiers;Aug2006, Vol. 61 Issue 8, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the role of women soldiers who are members of the U.S. Army National Guard during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Leigh Ann Hester, a member of the Kentucky Army Guard, was awarded a Silver Star for her participation in breaking up an ambush of a coalition convoy in March 2005. Florida Army Guard member Lorie Jewell earned a Combat Action Badge and was named the best military print journalist of the Defense Department during her deployment.
ACCESSION #
22066512

 

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