Asian-Americans in the U.S. Army
Photo Credit: Rudi Williams
Maj. Ladda "Tammy" Duckworth of the Illinois Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 106th Aviation Regiment, narrates the "Salute to Fallen Asian Pacific Islander Heroes," during the Department of Defense's Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month luncheon and military awards ceremony in Arlington, Va., June 2. An Army Black Hawk helicopter pilot, Duckworth suffered the loss of both legs, when a rocket-propelled grenade penetrated her helicopter beneath her feet and exploded at her knees in Iraq.
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