Joseph Dwyer

 

 

Age: 31

 

Summary: former U.S. Army medic who was made famous by a photograph reprinted in international newspaper of him carrying a wounded Iraqi boy to a makeshift military hospital through a heavy battle zone between the U.S. Army's 7th Cavalry Regiment and Iraqi forces during the first week of the Iraq war on March 25, 2003 near the village of Al Faysaliyah, Iraq but who struggled with posttraumatic stress for some time after returning from Iraq.

 

 

Cause of Death: Apparent prescription drug overdose

 

Born: September 28, 1976

 

Died: June 28, 2008

 

Location: Pinehurst, Georgia