Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mary Ferguson
World War II veteran Mitchell Rech shakes the hand of his grandson, Master Sgt. Eric Geressy, after pining the Silver Star Medal on his uniform while Col. Michael Steel, Deputy G3 Training, U.S. Army Forces Command and Geressy's former brigade commander with the 101st Airborne Division looks on. Gereesy was awarded the medal during ceremonies held Sept. 5 at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas, where Geressy is a member of Class 59.
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