Staff Sgt. Robert Drebenstedt received a Purple Heart medal from Gen. Raymond Odierno, Chief of Staff, United States Army April 23 at the Warrior Family Support Center Purple Heart Garden. Drebenstedt was injured 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.