Army Reserve Sgt. Jared Myers, center, is congratulated by members
of the 418th Battalion after being awarded the Bronze Star for his
bravery in Iraq. Myers, 24, of Lawrence, received the medal for
actions after an attack on his convoy that left one passenger in
his Humvee dead and another critically wounded. The Sunday
afternoon recognition ceremony was at the former Richards Gebaur
Air Force Base in Belton, Mo.