May 22, 2008
Spc. Ross A. McGinnis wears his service uniform with pride.
Spc. McGinnis in Iraq, November 2006.
Spc. McGinnis relaxing on the top bunk at Forward Operating Base Apache, Iraq.
Spc. McGinnis (then a Pfc.) with Pfcs. James Beda and Edmond Leaveck (center, back), in Iraq, October 2006.
Spc. McGinnis (then a Pfc.) with Pfcs. James Beda and Edmond Leaveck at Forward Operating Base Apache, Iraq, September 2006.
Spc. McGinnis (then Pfc.) with buddies Pfcs. Raymond Thomas and Edmond Leaveck, following a day of vigorous training in Kuwait, August 2006.
Spc. McGinnis with his dad during Family Day at Fort Benning, Ga., 2005.
Spc. McGinnis, 18, with sister Katie, 20.
The McGinnis family, while Spc. McGinnis is home on leave, following Advanced Individual Training.
Spc. McGinnis, 18, with his mom at Advanced Individual Training Graduation, Fort Benning, Ga., 2005.
Ross, 7, caught in a rare moment washing dishes.
Ross, 6, playing Little League T-ball.
Ross and his dad before the Cub Scout's father-son bake-off.
Ross and his dad.
Ross at age 4 with his sisters Katie (center) and Becky.
Ross with his mom and sisters at Sea World in Aurora, Ohio, 1991.
Eight-month-old Ross wearing a cast on his broken leg.
Four-month-old Ross in 1987 with his sisters in Saegertown, Pa.
Spc. McGinnis on guard duty in Iraq, November 2006.