• FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Lt. Gen. Perry Wiggins presents the Purple Heart Medal to Sgt. Shawn Murphy during a presentation ceremony Oct. 3 at Brooke Army Medical Center. "Me and my buddies appreciate all the support you've given us " thank you," Murphy said. Murphy is a combat engineer who was wounded while serving in Afghanistan with the 62nd Engineer Company, 4th Engineer Battalion, and attached to the 307th Eng. Bn., under the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, out of Germany. Wiggins is the commanding general for U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) and senior commander for Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Christopher DeHart, Army North PAO)

    Pinning

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Lt. Gen. Perry Wiggins presents the Purple Heart Medal to Sgt. Shawn Murphy during a presentation ceremony Oct. 3 at Brooke Army Medical Center. "Me and my buddies appreciate all the support you've given us " thank you,"...

  • FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Lt. Gen. Perry Wiggins introduces Sgt. Shawn Murphy, the guest of honor, just prior to a Purple Heart presentation ceremony Oct. 3 at Brooke Army Medical Center. "The humblest of Soldiers will say they were just in the wrong place at the wrong time," said Wiggins, about recipients of the highly respected medal. "But, you are part of something bigger than yourself now." Murphy is a combat engineer who was presented the medal after being wounded while serving in Afghanistan with the 62nd Engineer Company, 4th Engineer Battalion, and attached to the 307th Eng. Bn., under the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, out of Germany. Wiggins is the commanding general for U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) and senior commander for Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Christopher DeHart, Army North PAO)

    Introduction

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Lt. Gen. Perry Wiggins introduces Sgt. Shawn Murphy, the guest of honor, just prior to a Purple Heart presentation ceremony Oct. 3 at Brooke Army Medical Center. "The humblest of Soldiers will say they were just in the wrong...

  • FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Command Sgt. Maj. Hu Rhodes (right) presents his coin to Sgt. Shawn Murphy and Ashley, his wife, after a Purple Heart presentation ceremony Oct. 3 at Brooke Army Medical Center. Murphy is a combat engineer who was presented the medal after being wounded while serving in Afghanistan with the 62nd Engineer Company, 4th Engineer Battalion, and attached to the 307th Eng. Bn., under the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, out of Germany. Rhodes is the senior enlisted leader for U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Christopher DeHart, Army North PAO)

    Coined

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Command Sgt. Maj. Hu Rhodes (right) presents his coin to Sgt. Shawn Murphy and Ashley, his wife, after a Purple Heart presentation ceremony Oct. 3 at Brooke Army Medical Center. Murphy is a combat engineer who was presented...

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