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Brazilian Strike Soldier meets Brazilian General

 

Written by Sgt. Joe Padula
2nd Brigade Combat Team PAO

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division2nd Brigade Combat Team - Strike

Fort Campbell, KY – Brazilian Army Maj. Gen. Carlos Cesar Araujo Lima, commander of the 12th Air Assault Brigade in Cacapava-Sao Paulo, visited Fort Campbell’s Hangar 10, October 13th, where the Screamin’ Eagle’s helicopters were on display for a walk-through with Araujo Lima. Greeting the commander was Strike’s Sgt. Felipe Pereira, who has a pending Distinguished Service Cross and was born and raised in South America’s largest country.

“The Brazilian army is the greatest fighting force in South America and what a great honor meeting one of the leaders of that fighting force,” said Sgt. Felipe Pereira, a squad leader with Co. A, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). “Today was a proud day for me.”

Brazilian Army Maj. Gen. Carlos Cesar Araujo Lima, commander of the 12th Air Assault Brigade in Cacapava-Sao Paulo, talks with Brazilian native Sgt. Felipe Pereira, a squad leader with Co. A, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) during a tour of the division’s helicopters at Fort Campbell’s Hangar 10, Oct. 14th. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Joe Padula, 2nd BCT PAO, 101st Abn. Div.)

Brazilian Army Maj. Gen. Carlos Cesar Araujo Lima, commander of the 12th Air Assault Brigade in Cacapava-Sao Paulo, talks with Brazilian native Sgt. Felipe Pereira, a squad leader with Co. A, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) during a tour of the division’s helicopters at Fort Campbell’s Hangar 10, Oct. 14th. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Joe Padula, 2nd BCT PAO, 101st Abn. Div.)

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