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 Bronze Star Medal with "V" device for valor to Raymond, N.H., native Spc. Nathaniel Patterson of Company D, 2nd "Stallion" Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment during an award ceremony at Camp Taji, Iraq Nov. 23. Patterson received the medal for actions taken while under enemy fire in Tarmiyah, Iraq Feb. 19 during an engagement with insurgents in which he administered medical aid to his fellow Soldiers.