Former POW Jessica Lynch Shares Story of Perseverance Ahead of Veteran’s Day

Jessica Lynch, who shot to fame as a POW during the Iraq war in 2003

VALPARAISO — At just 19 years old, Jessica Lynch was nervous before her deployment to Iraq war but said she felt ready. Nothing could have readied her for what happened once she got there. Lynch was captured by Iraqi forces just three days after she was deployed in March 2003. Lynch, 40, was the first prisoner of war successfully rescued […]