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A collection of photos from the U.S. Army

  • Petry speaks to Fort Sill Soldiers

    Petry speaks to Fort Sill Soldiers

    Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry told Soldiers in 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery, how he lost his right hand from throwing...

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    January 19, 2012

  • Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petrys reception at Capitol Hill

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petrys reception at...

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry receives an standing ovation from members of the New Mexico delegation presenting a resolution in his honor at the...

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    September 15, 2011

  • Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petrys reception at Capitol Hill

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petrys reception at...

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Arthur Petry receives a resolution from U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman, from the New Mexico delegation, honoring his valor and...

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    September 15, 2011

  • Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petrys reception at Capitol Hill

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petrys reception at...

    From Left, Hon. Joseph Westphal, Under Secretary of the Army and U.S. Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, 38th Chief of Staff of the Army, U.S. Senator...

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    September 15, 2011

  • Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petrys reception at Capitol Hill

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petrys reception at...

    Hon. Joseph Westphal, Under Secretary of the Army and U.S. Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, 38th Chief of Staff of the Army attend the New Mexico...

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    September 15, 2011

  • Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petrys reception at Capitol Hill

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petrys reception at...

    U.S. Senator Tom Udall leads the New Mexico delegation presenting a resolution honoring the valor and heroism of Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Arthur...

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    September 15, 2011

  • Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petrys reception at Capitol Hill

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petrys reception at...

    Hon. Joseph Westphal, Under Secretary of the Army and U.S. Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, 38th Chief of Staff of the Army attend the New Mexico...

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    September 15, 2011

  • Petry at 2011 Boeing Classic golf tournament

    Petry at 2011 Boeing Classic golf tournament

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry, 75th Ranger Regiment Medal of Honor recipient, poses with Mark Calcavecchia, after he won the 2011 Boeing Classic, Aug...

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    September 12, 2011

  • Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry visits VA Medical Center

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry visits VA Medical...

    Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry (left), visited the Raymond G. Murphy Veterans Affairs Center in Albuquerque, NM. Joining him...

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    September 12, 2011

  • Petry veterans hospital visit

    Petry veterans hospital visit

    Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry (right) takes a moment to chat with George Johnson (left) while visiting the the Raymond G...

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    September 12, 2011

  • New York visit

    New York visit

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry meets with Michael Bloomberg, New York City mayor, during a visit to his office in New York City, July 14. Petry and...

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    July 19, 2011

  • Meeting the New York Police Department

    Meeting the New York Police Department

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry, 75th Ranger Regiment Medal of Honor recipient, poses for a picture with New York Police Department officials after a...

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    July 19, 2011

  • New York Mets visit

    New York Mets visit

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry, 75th Ranger Regiment Medal of Honor recipient, meets with New York Mets manager Terry Collins, prior to their...

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    July 19, 2011

  • New York Mets visit

    New York Mets visit

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry, 75th Ranger Regiment Medal of Honor recipient, meets with New York Met Ike Davis, first baseman, prior to their...

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    July 19, 2011

  • New York Mets recognition

    New York Mets recognition

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry, 75th Ranger Regiment Medal of Honor recipient, receives a plaque from the New York Mets and Jose Reyes, shortstop...

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    July 19, 2011

  • Fox News Latino

    Fox News Latino

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry, 75th Ranger Regiment Medal of Honor recipient, conducts an interview with Fox News Latino in New York City, July 15...

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    July 19, 2011

  • Fox and Friends

    Fox and Friends

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry, 75th Ranger Regiment Medal of Honor recipient, with wife Ashley and their children, conduct an interview with Brian...

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    July 19, 2011

  • The Today Show

    The Today Show

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry, 75th Ranger Regiment Medal of Honor recipient, with wife Ashley, conduct an interview with NBC’s Today Show in...

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    July 19, 2011

  • New York City Athletic Club

    New York City Athletic Club

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry, 75th Ranger Regiment Medal of Honor recipient, receives a tour of the New York Athletic Club in New York City, July...

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    July 19, 2011

  • American Legion Post at the New York Athletic Club

    American Legion Post at the New York Athletic...

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry, 75th Ranger Regiment Medal of Honor recipient, meets with members from the American Legion Post at the New York...

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    July 19, 2011

  • Hometown Hero welcome

    Hometown Hero welcome

    A military veteran and Patriot Guard rider salutes Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry, 75th Ranger Regiment Medal of Honor recipient, as he arrives in...

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    July 19, 2011

  • Hometown Hero welcome

    Hometown Hero welcome

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry, 75th Ranger Regiment Medal of Honor recipient, is greeted by Governor Susana Martinez, New Mexico, at the State...

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    July 19, 2011

  • Hometown Hero welcome

    Hometown Hero welcome

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry, 75th Ranger Regiment Medal of Honor recipient, with his wife Ashley and Governor Susana Martinez, New Mexico, walk...

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    July 19, 2011

  • Hometown Hero welcome

    Hometown Hero welcome

    Servicemembers from the New Mexico National Guard salute Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry, 75th Ranger Regiment Medal of Honor recipient, as he walks...

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    July 19, 2011

  • Hometown Hero welcome

    Hometown Hero welcome

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry, 75th Ranger Regiment Medal of Honor recipient, shakes hands with a couple children during a visit to the Santa Fe...

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    July 19, 2011

  • Hometown Hero welcome

    Hometown Hero welcome

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry, 75th Ranger Regiment Medal of Honor recipient, signs an autograph for a military veteran at the American Legion Post...

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    July 19, 2011

  • Hometown Hero welcome

    Hometown Hero welcome

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry, 75th Ranger Regiment Medal of Honor recipient, is greeted by members of the American Legion Post 01 in Santa Fe...

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    July 19, 2011

  • Standing ovation

    Standing ovation

    Medal of Honor recipient Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry receives a standing ovation after he is inducted into the Hall of Heroes at the...

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    July 14, 2011

  • Describing the battle

    Describing the battle

    Medal of Honor recipient Army Sgt. 1st. Class Leroy Petry describes the combat action of May 26, 2008, near Paktya, Afghanistan, in which he...

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    July 14, 2011

  • Gen. Dempsey

    Gen. Dempsey

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey speaks during a ceremony inducting Medal of Honor recipient Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry into the...

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    July 14, 2011

  • Navy Adm. Eric T. Olson

    Navy Adm. Eric T. Olson

    Navy Adm. Eric T. Olson, commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, salutes Medal of Honor recipient Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry during a...

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    July 14, 2011

  • Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta

    Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks at a ceremony honoring Medal of Honor recipient Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry as he is inducted into the...

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    July 14, 2011

  • McHugh, Panetta and Petry

    McHugh, Panetta and Petry

    Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry receives the Medal of Honor flag from Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta as Army Secretary...

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    July 14, 2011

  • Citation presentation

    Citation presentation

    Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry receives a photo and citation from Army Secretary John McHugh as Defense Secretary Leon E...

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    July 14, 2011

  • Hall of Heroes plaque

    Hall of Heroes plaque

    Medal of Honor recipient Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry stands next to the Hall of Heroes plaque bearing his name during a ceremony at the...

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    July 14, 2011

  • 75th Ranger Regiment

    75th Ranger Regiment

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta meets with Medal of Honor recipient Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry, center, and the 75th Ranger Regiment members...

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    July 14, 2011

  • Panetta and Petry

    Panetta and Petry

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta shakes hands with Medal of Honor recipient Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry after presenting him with a coin in...

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    July 14, 2011

  • Petry inducted into Pentagon Hall of Heroes

    Petry inducted into Pentagon Hall of Heroes

    Medal of Honor recipient Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry receives a standing ovation after he is inducted into the Hall of Heroes at the...

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    July 13, 2011

  • Petry inducted into Pentagon Hall of Heroes

    Petry inducted into Pentagon Hall of Heroes

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks at a ceremony honoring Medal of Honor recipient Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry as he is inducted into the...

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    July 13, 2011

  • Petry inducted into Pentagon Hall of Heroes

    Petry inducted into Pentagon Hall of Heroes

    Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry receives the Medal of Honor flag from Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta as Army Secretary...

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    July 13, 2011

  • Petry inducted into Pentagon Hall of Heroes

    Petry inducted into Pentagon Hall of Heroes

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta meets with Medal of Honor recipient Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry, center, and the 75th Ranger Regiment members...

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    July 13, 2011

  • Petry inducted into Pentagon Hall of Heroes

    Petry inducted into Pentagon Hall of Heroes

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta shakes hands with Medal of Honor recipient Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry after presenting him with a coin in...

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    July 13, 2011

  • Heading to the East Room

    Heading to the East Room

    President Barack Obama and Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry make their way into the East Room for a Medal of Honor presentation ceremony at the...

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    July 13, 2011

  • President Barack Obama hugs Bertha Petry

    President Barack Obama hugs Bertha Petry

    President Barack Obama hugs Bertha Petry, the grandmother of Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Arthur Petry, U.S. Army, in the Blue Room of the White House...

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    July 13, 2011

  • Medal of Honor ceremony

    Medal of Honor ceremony

    The surviving family members of Army Spc. Christopher Gathercole stand after being acknowledged by President Barack Obama during Army Sgt. 1st...

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    July 13, 2011

  • Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Arthur Petry applauds

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Arthur Petry applauds

    Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Arthur Petry applauds during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C. on July 12, 2011.

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    July 13, 2011

  • Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry

    Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry listens to a description of his actions by President Barack Obama during a Medal of Honor ceremony at the White...

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    July 13, 2011

  • President Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama makes remarks about Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petrys heroic action during a Medal of Honor ceremony at the White House in...

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    July 13, 2011

  • Standing at attention

    Standing at attention

    President Barack Obama stands at attention prior to presenting the Medal of Honor to Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry at the White House in...

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    July 13, 2011

  • Medal presentation

    Medal presentation

    President Barack Obama awards Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry the Medal of Honor at the White House in Washington, D.C., July 12, 2011.

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    July 13, 2011

  • Medal of Honor presentation

    Medal of Honor presentation

    President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Arthur Petry at the White House in Washington, D.C. on July 12, 2011.

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    July 13, 2011

  • Petry receives the Medal of Honor

    Petry receives the Medal of Honor

    Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry receives a standing ovation from President Barack Obama and guests in the east room of the...

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    July 13, 2011

  • PETRY

    PETRY

    A shot of Sgt. 1st Class Petrys uniform, now with the Medal of Honor.

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    July 13, 2011

  • The Petrys embrace

    The Petrys embrace

    Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy embraces his wife, Ashely, after he received the Medal of Honor at the White House in Washington, D.C., July 12, 2011.

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    July 13, 2011

  • Medal of Honor

    Medal of Honor

    Friends of Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Arthur Petry inspect the Medal of Honor he received at the White House in Washington, D.C., July 12, 2011.

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    July 13, 2011

  • Medal of Honor

    Medal of Honor

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry looking at the Medal of Honor that was presented to him just a short time before.

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    July 13, 2011

  • MOH 1

    MOH 1

    Staff Sgt. Nathan Norton, pointing, and Sgt. Otilio Vasquez, right, both assigned to D Co., 2-75 Ranger Regiment, look for Rangers from their...

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    July 12, 2011

  • MOH 2

    MOH 2

    Nearly 100 Rangers from D Co., 2-75 Ranger Regiment watch a live broadcast of the Medal of Honor ceremony honoring Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry...

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    July 12, 2011

  • Petry awarded Medal of Honor

    Petry awarded Medal of Honor

    President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry at the White House in Washington, D.C. on July 12, 2011.

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    July 12, 2011

  • Petry awarded Medal of Honor

    Petry awarded Medal of Honor

    Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry receives a standing ovation from President Barack Obama and guests in the east room of the...

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    July 12, 2011

  • Medal of Honor

    Medal of Honor

    President Barack Obama presenting the Medal of Honor to Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry at the White House on July 12, 2011.

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    July 12, 2011

  • Medal of Honor

    Medal of Honor

    President Barack Obama presenting the Medal of Honor to Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry at the White House on July 12, 2011.

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    July 12, 2011

  • Medal of Honor

    Medal of Honor

    President Barack Obama presenting the Medal of Honor to Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry at the White House on July 12, 2011.

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    July 12, 2011

  • Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry experimenting with his new prosthetic arm.

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    July 11, 2011

  • New prosthetic arm

    New prosthetic arm

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry experimenting with his new prosthetic arm, while being instructed by Mr. Troy Farnsworth.

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    July 11, 2011

  • New prosthetic arm

    New prosthetic arm

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry fitting the protective silicone glove over the mechanical parts of his prosthetic arm.

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    July 11, 2011

  • Testing the new arm

    Testing the new arm

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry experimenting with his new prosthetic arm, coached by Mr. Troy Farnsworth.

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    July 11, 2011

  • Petry re-enlists

    Petry re-enlists

    Then-Staff Sgt. Leroy Petry re-enlists with the Rangers during a ceremony in May 2010 at Fort Lewis, Wash.

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    July 8, 2011

  • Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry and wife, Ashley

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry and wife, Ashley

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry and his wife Ashley discuss how he has adjusted to life with his prosthetic hand.

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    July 8, 2011

  • Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry interview

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry interview

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry is interviewed by the Pentagon Channel last month as he prepares for the Medal of Honor ceremony scheduled for July 12...

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    July 8, 2011

  • Family Day 2004

    Family Day 2004

    Spc. Petry and son during the 2004 2/75th Ranger Family Day event.

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    June 29, 2011

  • Family shot

    Family shot

    Staff Sgt. Petry and family in Steilacoom, WA, 2010.

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    June 29, 2011

  • Family shot

    Family shot

    Staff Sgt. Petry and family in Steilacoom, WA, 2010.

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    June 29, 2011

  • Family visiting

    Family visiting

    Family visiting Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, July of 2008.

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    June 29, 2011

  • 2/75th Ranger award ceremony

    2/75th Ranger award ceremony

    Staff Sgt. Petry, his wife Ashley, and their son during the 2008 Ranger awards ceremony where Petry was awarded the Purple Heart.

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    June 29, 2011

  • Leroy Petry with his wife Ashley, and their son

    Leroy Petry with his wife Ashley, and their son

    Leroy Petry with his wife Ashley, and their son.

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    June 29, 2011

  • Leroy and Ashley

    Leroy and Ashley

    Staff Sgt. Petry and his wife, Ashley, May of 2010.

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    June 29, 2011

  • Staff Sgt. Petry at the 2009 Ranger Ball

    Staff Sgt. Petry at the 2009 Ranger Ball

    Staff Sgt. Petry at the 2009 Ranger Ball in Tacoma, Wash.

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    June 29, 2011

  • 2009 Ranger Ball

    2009 Ranger Ball

    Spc. Robinson, Staff Sgt. Petry, Spc. Dyhre at the 2009 Ranger Ball.

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    June 29, 2011

  • 2009 Ranger Ball

    2009 Ranger Ball

    Staff Sgt. Petry and Col. Clark at the 2009 Ranger Ball.

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    June 29, 2011

  • 2005 Ranger Ball

    2005 Ranger Ball

    Sgt. Anderson, Staff Sgt. Gravens, Sgt. Petry, Cpt. Gordon, Staff Sgt. Sheldon at the 2005 Ranger Ball.

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    June 29, 2011

  • Afghanistan 2003

    Afghanistan 2003

    Spc. Leroy Petry is sitting at the top of the stairs, November 2003 in Afghanistan.

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    June 29, 2011

  • Re-enlistment ceremony

    Re-enlistment ceremony

    Staff Sgt. Petry during a re-enlistment ceremony at Fort Lewis, Wash. in May of 2010.

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    June 29, 2011

  • 2nd Ranger Battalion building

    2nd Ranger Battalion building

    Sgt. 1st Class Petry in front of the 2nd Ranger Battalion building in March, 2010.

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    June 29, 2011

  • 2nd Ranger Battalion

    2nd Ranger Battalion

    The 2nd Ranger Battalion during the 2008 deployment to Afghanistan. (Staff Sgt. Petry 2nd row, 3rd from left)

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    June 29, 2011

  • Rangers

    Rangers

    (Left to right) Staff Sgt. Petry, Staff Sgt. Milosevic, Staff Sgt. Bajuk, Sgt. 1st Class Staidle, Capt. Kyle Packard, during the 2008 deployment to...

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    June 29, 2011

  • Staff Sgt. Petry in the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center

    Staff Sgt. Petry in the Landstuhl Regional...

    Staff Sgt. Petry in the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Lanstuhl, Germany, May 2008.

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    June 29, 2011

  • Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry

    President Barack Obama will present Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry with the Medal of Honor on July 12, 2011.

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    June 13, 2011

  • Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry

    The White House announced May 31, 2011, that Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry, now serving as part of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 75th...

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    June 10, 2011