Major Gen. Charles Jacoby Jr., commander of U.S. Army Alaska, right, pins a Purple Heart on Staff Sgt. Pierce Williams of Sturgis, S.D., second from left, during a ceremony Friday at Fort Richardson in Anchorage. Williams, along with Spc. Jesse Brown of Manasquan, N.J., left, Sgt. Timothy Logan of Yakima, Wash., third from left, and Pfc. Ernest Porter of Orlando, Fla., not seen, were awarded the medal for injuries received while fighting in Iraq. All those who won awards are with the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division.
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