After the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, Volunteer Firefighter Dwayne A. Frost Sr.’s national guard unit was deployed and he was assigned to the force protection detail under Operation Enduring Freedom. His unit was later deployed to Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. On this date, Sergeant Frost was seriously injured by shrapnel when a suicide bomber attacked the Humvee he and others were riding in downtown Baghdad, Iraq. Sgt. Frost is still on active duty today serving in the Wounded Warrior Brigade at Fort Belvoir.