Purple Heart to Staff Sgt. Joseph F. Pennoni, Jr.
Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, commanding general, U.S. Army Pacific, awards the Purple Heart to Staff Sgt. Joseph F. Pennoni, Jr., during a ceremony conducted at Schofield Barracks Wednesday. Pennoni was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, when he was injured on Nov. 18, 2008 in a grenade attack while conducting a dismounted combat patrol in the Salah Ad Din Province, Iraq.

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