Photo Credit: Capt. Joseph Sanfilippo, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment
Having just fastened a Silver Star on the uniform of Staff Sgt. Conrad Begaye (right) from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, Maj. Gen. William B. Garrett III, commander of U.S. Army Africa, presents Begaye with an official citation during a ceremony on June 30, 2009. Begaye was awarded the Silver Star for his valorous actions during an enemy ambush Nov. 9, 2007, in the Nuristan Province of Afghanistan.