Release No: 187-03
April 01, 2003
The Department of Defense announced today that Pfc. Jessica D. Lynch, 19, of Palestine, W.Va., was recovered and returned to U.S. control as the result of a successful rescue mission.
Lynch had been listed as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown following an ambush of her convoy by enemy forces on March 23.
Lynch is assigned to the 507th Ordnance Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss, Texas.