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Purple Heart Ceremony

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) held a Purple Heart Ceremony for two young heroes December 15th at the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion. Sgt. Joseph Sandlin received the medal for wounds received in action in Afghanistan. Retired Sgt. Cory Perrin was awarded the medal for wounds received in action while deployed to Iraq.

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey N. Colt 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Deputy Commanding General for Support presided over the ceremony and pinned the soldiers with their Purple Heart medals.

Retired Sgt. Cory Perrin, his wife Nancy and their daughter Sumer listen as Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Colt 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Deputy Commanding General for Support explains the history and honor behind the Purple Heart medal before presenting one to Perrin Dec. 15th at the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion.

Retired Sgt. Cory Perrin, his wife Nancy and their daughter Sumer listen as Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Colt 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Deputy Commanding General for Support explains the history and honor behind the Purple Heart medal before presenting one to Perrin Dec. 15th at the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion.

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