Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Christopher DeHart, Army North PAO
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.