• Staff Sgt. Robert Drebenstedt receives a Purple Heart medal from Gen. Raymond Odierno, Army chief of staff, April 23 at the Warrior Family Support Center during a ceremony inside the Purple Heart Garden. Drebenstedt was injured Aug. 1, 2012, when he was struck by an unknown bulk explosive during a dismounted patrol in Afghanistan. At the time, Drebenstedt was serving with the 1433rd Engineer Company, 223rd Engineer Battalion. This is the second Purple Heart for him.

    Purple Heart

    Staff Sgt. Robert Drebenstedt receives a Purple Heart medal from Gen. Raymond Odierno, Army chief of staff, April 23 at the Warrior Family Support Center during a ceremony inside the Purple Heart Garden. Drebenstedt was injured Aug. 1, 2012, when he...

  • Staff Sgt. Robert Drebenstedt receives a Purple Heart medal from Gen. Raymond Odierno, Army chief of staff, April 23 at the Warrior Family Support Center during a ceremony inside the Purple Heart Garden. Drebenstedt was injured Aug. 1, 2012, when he was struck by an unknown bulk explosive during a dismounted patrol in Afghanistan. At the time, Drebenstedt was serving with the 1433rd Engineer Company, 223rd Engineer Battalion. This is the second Purple Heart for him.

    Drebenstedt

    Staff Sgt. Robert Drebenstedt receives a Purple Heart medal from Gen. Raymond Odierno, Army chief of staff, April 23 at the Warrior Family Support Center during a ceremony inside the Purple Heart Garden. Drebenstedt was injured Aug. 1, 2012, when he...

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno introduces a brave Soldier prior to presenting him with a Purple Heart medal during a ceremony held at the Warrior Family Support Center April 23 in the Purple Heart Garden. Staff Sgt. Robert Drebenstedt is receiving the medal for injuries sustained Aug. 1, 2012, when he was struck by an unknown bulk explosive during a dismounted patrol in Afghanistan. At the time, Drebenstedt was serving with the 1433rd Engineer Company, 223rd Engineer Battalion. This is the second Purple Heart for him.

    Odierno intro

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno introduces a brave Soldier prior to presenting him with a Purple Heart medal during a ceremony held at the Warrior Family Support Center April 23 in the Purple Heart Garden. Staff Sgt. Robert Drebenstedt is...

Staff Sgt. Robert Drebenstedt received a Purple Heart medal from Gen. Raymond Odierno, Chief of Staff, United States Army April 23 at the Warrior Family Support Center Purple Heart Garden. Drebenstedt was injured Aug. 1, 2012 when he was struck by an unknown bulk explosive during a dismounted patrol in Afghanistan. At the time Drebenstedt was serving with the 1433rd Engineer Company, 223rd Engineer Battalion.

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