Medic awarded for valor

By Georges Aboumrad, 3rd BCT PAO, 82nd Abn. Div., MND-BApril 24, 2009

BAGHDAD - Col. Timothy McGuire (left), commander of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad pins an Army Commendation Medal with Valor on Spc. Gaspar Grijalva, during a ceremony April 25 at Joint Security Station Loyalty. The El Paso, Texas native treated wounded Paratroopers while being attacked by enemy combatants on the evening of Jan. 10. Grijalva is assigned to Company D, 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd BCT, 82nd Abn. Div. based out of Fort Bragg, N.C.
1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - Col. Timothy McGuire (left), commander of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad pins an Army Commendation Medal with Valor on Spc. Gaspar Grijalva, during a ceremony April 25 at Joint Security Station Loyalty. The El Paso, Texas native treated wounded Paratroopers while being attacked by enemy combatants on the evening of Jan. 10. Grijalva is assigned to Company D, 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd BCT, 82nd Abn. Div. based out of Fort Bragg, N.C. (Photo Credit: Georges Aboumrad, 3rd BCT PAO, 82nd Abn. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
BAGHDAD- Spc. Gaspar Grijalva, of El Paso, Texas, speaks to fellow Paratroopers in attendance after being awarded the Army Commendation Medal with Valor April 24 at Joint Security Station Loyalty, located in the 9 Nissan District of eastern Baghdad. Grijalva was awarded the medal for treating wounded Paratroopers while under enemy fire on the evening of Jan. 10 in the city of Beladiyat. Grijalva is assigned to Company D, 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, based out of Fort Bragg, N.C.
2 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD- Spc. Gaspar Grijalva, of El Paso, Texas, speaks to fellow Paratroopers in attendance after being awarded the Army Commendation Medal with Valor April 24 at Joint Security Station Loyalty, located in the 9 Nissan District of eastern Baghdad. Grijalva was awarded the medal for treating wounded Paratroopers while under enemy fire on the evening of Jan. 10 in the city of Beladiyat. Grijalva is assigned to Company D, 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, based out of Fort Bragg, N.C. (Photo Credit: Georges Aboumrad, 3rd BCT PAO, 82nd Abn. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL