PROFILE OF COURAGE Army Spc. Monica Lin Brown, of Lake Jackson, Texas, recipient of Silver Star, the 2nd woman to receive this award since WW II. She was 19 at the time in 2007. Very proud of this Texan!
Monica Lin Brown | Army medic Monica Lin Brown became the first woman since WWII to receive the Silver Star after she ran through insurgent gunfire to save her fellow soliders in an April 2007 battle in Afghanistan.