Army Sergeant Eugene Simpson of Dale City, VA (left) shakes hands with Paralyzed Veterans Administration Executive Director, Purple Heart recipient and combat-injured Vietnam Veteran, Delatorro McNeal (right). Sergeant Simpson was being honored for his sacrifices in Iraq during ceremonies held by the PVA on Veterans Day. Sergeant Simpson, who is 28, was injured by a roadside bomb in Tikrit, Iraq last April 7 while on patrol with a convoy in Iraq.

November 11, 2004 - Army Sergeant Eugene Simpson of Dale City, VA (left) shakes hands with Paralyzed Veterans Administration Executive Director, Purple Heart recipient and combat-injured Vietnam Veteran, Delatorro McNeal (right). Sergeant Simpson was being honored for his sacrifices in Iraq during ceremonies held by the PVA on Veterans Day. Sergeant Simpson, who is 28, was injured by a roadside bomb in Tikrit, Iraq last April 7 while on patrol with a convoy in Iraq.

Mike Lynaugh