Gallery: Jessica Lynch through the years
Apr. 01, 2013 @ 12:01 AM
Pfc. Jessica Lynch, orginally from Wirt County, W.Va., was rescued from Iraqi capture on April 1, 2003. Lynch gained national attention after her rescue and is now a teacher, student and motivational speaker.
AP Photo/courtesy Piestewa family
Pfcs. Lori Piestewa, right, and Jessica Lynch pose at Fort Bliss, Texas the day before their deployment to the Middle East in Feb. 2003. The Army notified the Piestewa family in Tuba City, Ariz., Friday, April 4, 2003, that they had recovered Lori's remains after rescuing Jessica, who was in Piestewa's company in Iraq.