Soldier of the Year Visits Chicago

By Office of the Chief of Public Affairs MidwestMarch 26, 2009

"Soldier of the Year", Sgt. David Obray, a native of Fairmont, Minn. and a Light-Wheeled Mechanic with the U.S. Army Reserve, 492nd Engineer Company, 416th Engineer Command, Darien, Ill. talks with the Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army for Illinois, Mr. John Scully, and Mrs. Judy Scully during a Medal Of Honor Day Luncheon at the Union League Club in Chicago, Ill., Wednesday, March 25.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – "Soldier of the Year", Sgt. David Obray, a native of Fairmont, Minn. and a Light-Wheeled Mechanic with the U.S. Army Reserve, 492nd Engineer Company, 416th Engineer Command, Darien, Ill. talks with the Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army for Illinois, Mr. John Scully, and Mrs. Judy Scully during a Medal Of Honor Day Luncheon at the Union League Club in Chicago, Ill., Wednesday, March 25. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
"Soldier of the Year", Sgt. David Obray, a native of Fairmont, Minn. and a Light-Wheeled Mechanic with the U.S. Army Reserve, 492nd Engineer Company, 416th Engineer Command, Darien, Ill. converses with Allen Lynch, Medal of Honor recipient and Medal of Honor Society Liaison, during a Medal of Honor Day Luncheon at the Union League Club in Chicago, Ill., Wednesday, March 25.  The Medal of Honor Society will be hosting their annual Medal of Honor Convention in Chicago September 15-19, 2009.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – "Soldier of the Year", Sgt. David Obray, a native of Fairmont, Minn. and a Light-Wheeled Mechanic with the U.S. Army Reserve, 492nd Engineer Company, 416th Engineer Command, Darien, Ill. converses with Allen Lynch, Medal of Honor recipient and Medal of Honor Society Liaison, during a Medal of Honor Day Luncheon at the Union League Club in Chicago, Ill., Wednesday, March 25. The Medal of Honor Society will be hosting their annual Medal of Honor Convention in Chicago September 15-19, 2009. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
"Soldier of the Year", Sgt. David Obray, a native of Fairmont, Minn. and a Light-Wheeled Mechanic with the U.S. Army Reserve, 492nd Engineer Company, 416th Engineer Command, Darien, Ill. interviews with Roe Conn, host of WLS Radio "The Roe Conn Show", Wednesday, March 25.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – "Soldier of the Year", Sgt. David Obray, a native of Fairmont, Minn. and a Light-Wheeled Mechanic with the U.S. Army Reserve, 492nd Engineer Company, 416th Engineer Command, Darien, Ill. interviews with Roe Conn, host of WLS Radio "The Roe Conn Show", Wednesday, March 25. (Photo Credit: MSG Sheldrick McNeal, Office of the Chief of Public Affairs Midwest) VIEW ORIGINAL
"Soldier of the Year", Sgt. David Obray, a native of Fairmont, Minn. and a Light-Wheeled Mechanic with the U.S. Army Reserve, 492nd Engineer Company, 416th Engineer Command, Darien, Ill. shakes hands with Chicago Bulls and Detroit Pistons team members before game tip-off Tuesday, March 24. Obray was recognized before the game and participated as the honorary team captain for the Chicago Bulls.
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – "Soldier of the Year", Sgt. David Obray, a native of Fairmont, Minn. and a Light-Wheeled Mechanic with the U.S. Army Reserve, 492nd Engineer Company, 416th Engineer Command, Darien, Ill. shakes hands with Chicago Bulls and Detroit Pistons team members before game tip-off Tuesday, March 24. Obray was recognized before the game and participated as the honorary team captain for the Chicago Bulls. (Photo Credit: LTC Scott Bleichwehl, Office of the Chief of Public Affairs Midwest) VIEW ORIGINAL
"Soldier of the Year", Sgt. David Obray, a native of Fairmont, Minn. and a Light-Wheeled Mechanic with the U.S. Army Reserve, 492nd Engineer Company, 416th Engineer Command, Darien, Ill. interviews with Cristina Zambrano from ABC 7 News before a Chicago Bulls game, Tuesday, March 24. Obray was the honorary team captain for the Chicago Bulls. He is only the second Reserve Soldier to win the prestigious title of "Soldier of the Year".
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – "Soldier of the Year", Sgt. David Obray, a native of Fairmont, Minn. and a Light-Wheeled Mechanic with the U.S. Army Reserve, 492nd Engineer Company, 416th Engineer Command, Darien, Ill. interviews with Cristina Zambrano from ABC 7 News before a Chicago Bulls game, Tuesday, March 24. Obray was the honorary team captain for the Chicago Bulls. He is only the second Reserve Soldier to win the prestigious title of "Soldier of the Year". (Photo Credit: LTC Scott Bleichwehl, Office of the Chief of Public Affairs Midwest) VIEW ORIGINAL