US paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division relaxing after liberating the village of Sainte-Mere-Eglise in Normandy, 8th June 1944. The shoulder patch of the nearest standing soldier has been erased, presumably by the censors.
Woman Gains Silver Star -- And Removal From Combat
Army Spec. Monica Brown~ was an 18 yr. old medic in Afgahnastan when she earned the Silver Star for repeatedly risking her life on April 25, 2007, to shield and treat her wounded comrades & displaying bravery and grit. She is the second woman since World War II to receive the nation's third-highest combat medal.