Family and Friends

Family and Friends
Family and friends mourn Army Spc. Lori Ann Piestewa during a memorial dedication ceremony at White Sands Missile Range Nov. 4. Piestewa, a 23-year-old Hopi Native American from Tuba City, Ariz., was the first American servicewoman killed in action in Operation Iraqi Freedom. From left are her Army roommate, former POW Jessica Lynch; her mother Priscilla 'Percy' Piestewa;  and her children: Carla, 4, and Brandon, 5. Piestewa and Lynch were among members of the 507th Maintenance Company from Fort Bliss, Texas, ambushed near Nasiriyah, Iraq, on March 23, 2003. The missile range planted a bur oak on the lawn of the enlisted soldiers' barracks in Piestewa's memory.' Photo Credit:
Nov 1, 2007

Family and Friends Family and friends mourn Army Spc. Lori Ann Piestewa during a memorial dedication ceremony at White Sands Missile Range Nov. 4. Piestewa, a 23-year-old Hopi Native American from Tuba City, Ariz., was the first American servicewoman killed in action in Operation Iraqi Freedom. From left are her Army roommate, former POW Jessica Lynch; her mother Priscilla 'Percy' Piestewa; and her children: Carla, 4, and Brandon, 5. Piestewa and Lynch were among members of the 507th Maintenance Company from Fort Bliss, Texas, ambushed near Nasiriyah, Iraq, on March 23, 2003. The missile range planted a bur oak on the lawn of the enlisted soldiers' barracks in Piestewa's memory.' Photo Credit: Nov 1, 2007