The Iraq and Afghanistan Wars are the United States’ most recent armed conflicts. Alan G. Rogers served during the Gulf and Iraq Wars as a biometrics officer, and was killed in action while serving in Iraq. Jose Angel Garibay was killed during Operation Iraqi Freedom and was later granted posthumous US citizenship. Ashley White-Stumpf was one of the many women who served during the Afghanistan War and was posthumously awarded a Purple Heart.
Image Source: Corporal James L. Yarboro, Photograph of soldiers walking through an alley during an operation to capture Anti-Coalition Forces in the vicinity of Methar Lam, Afghanistan, 2005, US Army Central