LTJG Laura Krueger, a naval flight officer of an E/A-6B, was stationed with Electronic Attack Squadron 141 aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) in 2003 while it was deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. During a night strike as the Enemy Air Defense Suppression lead, Krueger and her team demonstrated extraordinary valor and expertise in the face of heavy enemy fire. She was awarded an Air Medal for her skillful airmanship, steadfast aggressiveness, and exemplary devotion to duty in the face of hazardous flying conditions.