Paratrooper Receives French Medal

(U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jason Hull)

U.S. Army Maj. Christopher Walsh, a Paratrooper deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve and assigned to 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, smiles after receiving the Médaille De La Défense Nationale during a ceremony near Erbil, Iraq, April 26, 2017. Walsh received the award for his assistance in the coordination of movements and operations with the French and U.S. artillery as they fire in support of maneuvering Iraqi security forces. CJTF-OIR is the global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

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