More from the purple heart ceremony

Other random photographs from the ceremony. Also the final two photos are of Sgt. Hilliard who sustained major injuries from an IED explosion while patrolling in Iraq. His wife shared photos of his arms and legs in stitches and pulled up the sleve on his uniform to show the scar left on his right arm. [...]

Assignment for the Tribune, purple hearts

I got an assignment for the Tribune this morning shooting a ceremony where soldiers were given their purple medal of honor. The time was off by thirty minutes and I missed the handing out of medals so I waited outside to see the soldiers who had recieved their medals. This soldier, Specialist Badilla, was hugging [...]