PURPLE HEART AWARD
U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Charles H. Jacoby thanks Spc. David De La Rosa for his sacrifice and service after awarding him the Purple Heart medal on Combat Outpost Cashe South, Iraq, Sept. 1, 2009. Jacoby is the commanding general of Multinational Corps Iraq. De La Rosa, injured in a blast from an improvised explosive device during a combat operation May 17, is assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division's Troop B, 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team.