Soldiers from the 617th Military Police Company, Richmond, Ky., stand at the position of attention during an awards ceremony held in their honor at Camp Liberty, Iraq, June, 16, 2005. Receiving the Silver Star were: Staff Sgt. Timothy F. Nein from Henryville, Ind.; Sgt. Leigh Ann Hester from Bowling Green, Ky., and Spc. Jason Mike from Radcliff, Ky. Receiving the Bronze Star with V device were: Spc. Ashley Pullen from Danville, Ky.; Spc. William Haynes II (who was unable to make the ceremony); and Spc. Casey Cooper from Princeton, Ky. Cooper was also awarded the Purple Heart for injuries sustained during the attack. Receiving the Army Commendation Medal with V device were: Sgt. Dustin Morris from Murray, Ky., and Spc. Jesse Ordunez from Marshall County, Ky. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jeremy D. Crisp.)

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