10:07 AM EDT 07/10/2016
Originally posted 06/03/2015 03:05PM
It's been more than a decade since former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch was rescued from Iraq, and she's now happily nestled into life in her home state of West Virginia, as a mother to daughter Dakota, 8, with fiancé Wes Robinson.
Originally posted 10/13/2006 02:55PM
Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch is tickled pink: Her first baby with beau Wes Robinson will be a girl, she tells PEOPLE exclusively.
Originally posted 08/24/2006 10:30AM
Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch is expecting her first child in January with boyfriend Wes Robinson.
Originally posted 08/08/2005 12:00PM
Jessica Lynch is heading to college: She'll be combining more than a fair share of street smarts as she cracks the books as a scholarship student at West Virginia University in Morgantown.
Originally posted 03/11/2004 10:00AM
DELAYED: Former Army POW Jessica Lynch, 20, has "postponed indefinitely" her wedding to her fiance, Sgt. Ruben Contreras, PEOPLE reports in its latest issue, on newsstands Friday. The Iraqi War heroine is still wearing her wedding ring, and family members say she's still engaged -- but did not give a reason for the postponement.
Originally posted 02/19/2004 10:54AM
AWARDED: Jessica Lynch, the former Army supply clerk who was captured last March in Iraq and became a prisoner of war before being rescued in April, has received the inaugural Lewis McManus Service Award, the Associated Press reports. The award, named for the former West Virginia Speaker of the House, is given by the Ohio-West Virginia YMCA, which sponsors a leadership center and youth government program. Lynch was the subject of a CBS television movie about her ordeal, and she recently released an autobiography as well.
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