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Hoggard NJROTC Welcomes Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Arthur Petry on 11/9

Hoggard High School’s Naval Junior ROTC will welcome Sergeant 1st Class Leroy Petry, a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, on Monday, November 9, 2015. Sgt. Petry will speak to the NJROTC cadets about his service and encourage them as junior cadets.

Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Arthur Petry is currently assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 75th Ranger Regiment at Fort Benning, Ga. with duties as a liaison officer for the United States Special Operations Command Care Coalition—Northwest Region, providing oversight to wounded warriors, ill and injured service members and their families. He has deployed eight times in support of overseas contingency operations with two tours to Iraq and six tours to Afghanistan. Sgt. Petry was awarded the Medal of Honor for risking his own life to save his fellow Rangers from being wounded or killed during an operation in 2008.

Monday, November 9, 2015
2:00 p.m.

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Hoggard High School
4305 Shipyard Boulevard
Wilmington, NC 28403

Posted: 11/05/15