Staff Sgt. Brian S. Sipp, a public affairs NCOIC attached to the 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor, kept the enemy at bay until his unit could take cover. The Iraqis were firing mortars, small arms, and rocket-propelled grenade fire at his convoy in an attempt to disrupt refueling operations that were beginning.Via Instapundit.
His citation reads that Sipps’ “courage under fire and unending enthusiasm inspired his team on the battlefield.” He hopped a fence and lead a group of Soldiers across an open field under fire to try and save HEMTTs loaded with ammunition.
Sunday, June 06, 2004
In The Army Even The Public Affairs Men Are Heroes
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Posted by Tom DeGisi at 9:07 PM