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
Hoggard High School
4305 Shipyard Boulevard
Wilmington, NC 28403