Soldier honored for valor
Staff Sgt. Amesha Gross, a native of Tunica, Miss., received the Purple Heart award for wounds received in action on March 25, 2008 while deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
The award was presented by Maj. Gen. William M. Buckler, Jr., commander of 412th Theater Engineer Command, during a special ceremony on July 8, and in the presence of her family, friends and the Soldiers of the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 412th Theater Engineer Command.
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