Army Ranger to be awarded Medal of Honor for courageous actions during combat in Afghanistan

Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Arthur Petry is someone you should know. Petry will be awarded the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions in Afghanistan on May 26, 2008 – just more than three years ago – when he lost his right hand and suffered shrapnel wounds after he tossed a live grenade away from himself to protect  platoon members during combat operations.

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