Soldier's Medal to be awarded to Staff Sgt. Eddie Peoples
Photo Credit: Grant Sattler, USAG Vicenza PAO
Brig. Gen. Aundre F. Piggee, the commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, presents the Soldier's Medal to Staff Sgt. Eddie Peoples, a movement control specialist with the 386th Movement Control Team, 21st TSC-Italy, as Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Sanchez, the command sergeant major for the 21st TSC, readies the certificate for presentation at the Caserma Ederle Post Theater in Vicenza, Italy on Feb. 28. Peoples is commended for his actions on May 31, 2011 when he took an armed bank robber down after a heist in Sarasota, Fla. The Soldier's Medal is awarded to Soldiers who display heroism and an act of bravery not involving actual conflict with the enemy. It is the peacetime equivalent to the Distinguished Service Cross.
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