Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Jon Cupp, 1st BCT, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs
Col. Paul E. Funk II, commander, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, presents the Army Commendation Medal with "V" device for valor to Bryan, Texas native Sgt. Luis Garcia of Company D, 2nd "Stallion" Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment during an award ceremony at Camp Taji, Iraq Nov. 23. Garcia received the award for helping to pull security and evacuate his fellow Soldiers during an enemy attack in Tarmiyah, Iraq Feb. 19. Garcia also received a Purple Heart Metal for wounds sustained in the attack.