Photo Credit: Sgt. Robert J. Strain, 1st Cavalry Division Public Affairs
A Soldier's Cross stands in tribute to the memory of Sgt. Alfred Paredez with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, during a memorial ceremony held at the 1st Cavalry Division Memorial Chapel Dec. 20. The noncommissioned officer of Las Vegas, Nev., died Nov. 20 down range serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom 06-08.