Sgt. 1st Class James F. Grissom funeral

Soldiers from Bravo Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), carry the remains of Sgt. 1st Class James F. Grissom to his final resting place in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., May 20. Grissom, a native of Hayward, Ca. served with the 4th Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne). As a special forces Soldier, Grissom was a part of a highly-trained unit tasked to perform unconventional and often high-risk missions. He was awarded numerous medals for his dedication and commitment of service to include the Bronze Star. He died Mar. 21 from wounds suffered from small arms fire in Paktika Province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Jose A. Torres Jr.)

 

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