Nice to see someone else in the family receive a little notoriety.
Bronze Star, V for Valor. Killed after volunteering to be part of a Quick Reaction Force sent in to rescue U.S. troops under fire from Muqtada al-Sadr’s goon squad. Here’s his Wikipedia page. And here’s mom’s, which is a good three to four times as long.
I can’t believe I missed this last week. Thanks to Ace for the tip.