Brig. Gen. Peter C. Bayer Jr., Multi-National Corps-Iraq chief of staff, presents the Defense Meritorious Service Medal to 1st Lt. Andrew K. Sneegas in the Al-Faw Palace, Camp Victory, Baghdad. Sneegas, a 2003 Free State High School graduate, was presented the award at the end of his service in Iraq. He will visit Lawrence in April. His father, Stanley Sneegas, Lawrence, submitted the picture.