Sgt. Ken Thomas (left), a team leader for Troop C, 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment and a native of Utopia, Texas, Sgt. 1st Class Michael Fernandez (second from left), a platoon sergeant for Troop C who hails from Killeen, Texas and Pfc. Zach Foege, a Troop C scout from Watertown, Wis., meet a local Iraqi man who welcomed them over to chat during a foot patrol near Taji, Iraq Oct. 6. Thomas received the Silver Star Medal for actions taken during a joint operation with the Iraqi Police in Falahat, Iraq Feb. 16.  Photo Credit:
Oct 15, 2007

Sgt. Ken Thomas (left), a team leader for Troop C, 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment and a native of Utopia, Texas, Sgt. 1st Class Michael Fernandez (second from left), a platoon sergeant for Troop C who hails from Killeen, Texas and Pfc. Zach Foege, a Troop C scout from Watertown, Wis., meet a local Iraqi man who welcomed them over to chat during a foot patrol near Taji, Iraq Oct. 6. Thomas received the Silver Star Medal for actions taken during a joint operation with the Iraqi Police in Falahat, Iraq Feb. 16. Photo Credit: Oct 15, 2007