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Partnership for Public Service, The Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals

Ensuring Our Soldiers' Survival As attacks from make-shift roadside bombs, known as improvised explosive devices (IEDs), wreaked havoc in Iraq and later in Afghanistan, Teri Glass and an Army support team have worked tirelessly to make sure that wounded American soldiers have an increased chance at surviving these too often fatal blasts.