Ret. 1st Sgt. John Lord was awarded the Navy Cross fifty years after leading his platoon through an ambush.
KBR Convoy Ambushed in Iraq
Classic video from Iraq. KBR Convoy Ambushed in Iraq. Preston Wheeler, a truck driver for KBR a subsidiary of Halliburton shot this amazing video of his truck convoy being ambushed in Iraq. The attack occurred after the U.S. military made a wrong turn down a dead-end street. Mr. Wheeler is lucky to be alive. Three KBR truck drivers were killed after U.S. troops apparently abandoned the truck drivers.