Operating from a nearby combat outpost, Utopia, Texas native Sgt. Ken Thomas (right), a team leader with Troop C, 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, and Sgt. 1st Class Michael Fernandez, Thomas's platoon sergeant, who hails from Killeen, Texas, walk down a road during a foot patrol near Taji, Iraq Oct. 6.  Thomas received the Silver Star during a ceremony at Camp Liberty Aug. 11 for actions taken during an enemy ambush.  Photo Credit:
Oct 15, 2007

Operating from a nearby combat outpost, Utopia, Texas native Sgt. Ken Thomas (right), a team leader with Troop C, 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, and Sgt. 1st Class Michael Fernandez, Thomas's platoon sergeant, who hails from Killeen, Texas, walk down a road during a foot patrol near Taji, Iraq Oct. 6. Thomas received the Silver Star during a ceremony at Camp Liberty Aug. 11 for actions taken during an enemy ambush. Photo Credit: Oct 15, 2007