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.

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