Capt. Ronald Hopkins, 27, right, of Honolulu, is embraced by Capt. Erik Schutz, 26, of Minneapolis, Minn., center, and Maj. Daniel McKeegan, 39, of Stroudsburg, Penn., all of the U.S. Army's 2nd ... more 
Capt. Ronald Hopkins, 27, right, of Honolulu, is embraced by Capt. Erik Schutz, 26, of Minneapolis, Minn., center, and Maj. Daniel McKeegan, 39, of Stroudsburg, Penn., all of the U.S. Army's 2nd Battalion 27th Infantry Regiment based in Hawaii, after Hopkins received his Combat Action Patch during a ceremony Monday, July 4, 2011 at Forward Operating Base Bostick in Kunar province, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/David Goldman) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By David Goldman
Mon, Jul 4, 2011 8:26 AM EDT