Army CPL. Billy B. Farris, 20, of Bapchule, Arizona. Died December 3, 2006, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle while conducting escort operations in Taji, Iraq.
1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment from Fort Lewis, Wash., offers an Iraqi girl a sip of his soda during a routine patrol through the streets of Baquoba. (Stephen M. Katz | The Virginian-Pilot) #military