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
The family of former POW Army Pfc. Jessica Lynch, departs a military transport plane after arriving at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, Saturday, April 12, 2003, from Germany with Pfc. Lynch. They are Jessica's father Gregory, from right, mother Deadra, and younger sister Brandi. Lynch of Palestine, W.Va., a member of the 507th Maintenance Company was escorted to an ambulance bound for Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington for further treatment of her war injuries.