Purple Heart
Photo Credit: Bernard S. Little
Secretary of the Army Pete Geren awards the Purple Heart to Sgt. Joseph Shong, of Jackson, Mich. Shong, a truck driver assigned to the 1461st Transportation Company (Heavy Equipment Transport), Michigan National Guard, was injured Jan. 18, 2007 by an IED while conducting convoy operations in Mosul, Iraq.
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