It is a special edition of Photo Friday! Today we honor, the latest recipient of our nation’s highest military honor, Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Arthur Petry.
President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Arthur Petry at the White House in Washington, D.C. on July 12, 2011. (Photo Courtesy of: US Army)
Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry receives a plaque inducting him into the Hall of Heroes from Secretary of the Army John McHugh as Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Sgt. Petry’s wife, Ashley, applaud during a ceremony at the Pentagon, July 13, 2011. Defense. (Photo Courtesy of: Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey, U.S. Air Force)
Staff Sgt. Petry during a re-enlistment ceremony at Fort Lewis, Wash. in May of 2010. (Photo Courtesy of: US Army)