Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Elvis Umanzor, 4th IBCT, 3rd Infantry Division Public Affairs
Spc. Tyler Ivester, a Greenville, S.C., native and an infantryman with 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, is awarded the Army Commendation Medal with V Device by Maj. Gen. James McConville, commander of Combined Joint Task Force-101 and Regional Command-East, Aug. 1, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Airborne in eastern Afghanistan. Ivester climbed into a vehicle struck by an improvised explosive device, provided medical aid and saved the lives of four Sldiers, April 17, 2013.