U.S. Army Lieutenant Josh Arthur, Columbia Class of 2004
19DEC06, Baghdad, Iraq. Pictured is Army Lieutenant Josh Arthur, who is a Columbia College Class of 2004 graduate. Josh's Columbia 'good luck' banner is signed by Columbia students (milvets, ROTC cadets and Marine officer candidates), professors, alumni, and university officials. He currently is serving as an infantry platoon leader in Iraq, where these photos were taken.
Read Josh's e-mails from Kuwait and Iraq:
07NOV06, 13NOV06, 25NOV06, 27NOV06, 19DEC06, 02MAR07, 26AUG07, 27NOV07, 09JAN08.
Update: January 18, 2007 Columbia Spectator print magazine The Eye:
Columbia's Warrior - CC'04 Grad Goes to Iraq (scroll down to page 5).
Update: January 15, 2007 Columbia Spectator on-line magazine The Eye:
Special Web-Only: Interview with Lt. Josh Arthur, CC ‘04. Copy at web.archive.org.
Update: Josh is featured in the January/February 2007 Columbia College Today and Spring 2007 Columbia Magazine (scroll down in both).
Update: In early January 2008, Josh returned home from his deployment in Operation Iraqi Freedom.