Courage Under Fire


A woman of courage and some call her a "hero".

Specialist Latoya Lucas is stationed at Fort Carson.

She served in Iraq for only 3 months when she was attacked by enemy fire.

Her injuries were life threatening, including pelvic fractures and intestinal damage.

But Specialist Lucas fought the odds and survived. With a second chance at life, she says she wears her purple heart proudly.

"It means a lot. It's a medal no soldier goes to war, looks forward to get it, but once earned, it's an honor to have it... to wear it."

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