A 22-year-old soldier from the Brazos Valley is gracing the cover of Latin America Newsweek.
Specialist Jared Wiese was North Zulch's valedictorian in 2002, and shortly thereafter he joined the army. Weise is a member of the 172nd Stryker Brigade based out of Fort Richardson in Alaska.
The title of the article is "Battle for Baghdad" and tells of the soldier's personal life. The magazine hits news stands Monday.