Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Robert DeDeaux, 1st HBCT PAO, 1st Inf. Div.
Spc. Drew W. Wehr, an infantryman from Perkins, Okla. assigned to the 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, receives the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star form his Battalion Commander, Lt. Col. James Smith during the 1st CAB, 16th Inf. Reg. award ceremony held at Marshall Airfield, Fort Riley, Kan., Jan. 31, 2012. Drew earned his awards following his action after an ambush assaulted his squad June 5, 2011. The 1st CAB, 16th Inf. Reg. is one of three combat battalions that rejoined the 1st HBCT at Fort Riley following a nine-month to Afghanistan as apart of the troop surge in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
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