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ARMY.MIL would like to offer thanks and acknowledgment to those who contributed to this presentation of Spc. Ross A. McGinnis' inspiring story:

The Family of SPC Ross McGinnis: Tom, Romayne, Becky, and Katie.

Maj. Michael Baka, former commander, Charlie Company, 1/26 Infantry Regiment, and all the Soldiers from Charlie Company who shared their stories of Spc. McGinnis.

Photo in the "Profile Video" of Spc. McGinnis in the cupola of his vehicle used with permission from Stars and Stripes. © 2006, 2008 Stars and Stripes.

the United States Army