Specialist Kevin Mowl had sustained severe head trauma and several broken bones in an attack near his unit in Balad, Iraq on August 2nd.
Yesterday, Mowl was presented with the Purple Heart at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda where he is currently being treated.
Kevin turns 22 years old today. Kevin Mowl is the son of Mary and Harold Mowl. Doctor Harold Mowl is Superintendent for the Rochester School for the Deaf.
For a link to the blog his parents keep on Kevin's progress, click here.