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.
The Herald-Dispatch file photo
Greg Lynch Jr. wheels in his sister, former POW Army Pfc. Jessica Lynch, for a press conference on Tuesday, July 22, 2003, at the Sportsman Park in Elizabeth, W.Va. Following a prepared statement Lynch was escorted to her home in Palestine, W.Va., via a convertible mustang allowing her to wave to well-wishers lining the streets Lynch, of the 507th Maintenance Company, returned home after an extended stay in the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C. where she was recovering from injuries sustained while serving in Iraq.