(e.g. yourname@email.com)

Forgot Password?

    Or login with Facebook

    Soldier embodies 'Warrior Ethos,' pursues Purple Heart for fallen comrade [Image 2 of 2]

    Soldier embodies 'Warrior Ethos,' pursues Purple Heart for fallen comrade

    MCGUIRE, NJ, UNITED STATES

    03.09.2012

    Photo by Russell Meseroll 

    Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst

    Col. Patrick Slowey, Army Support Activity-Dix commander, speaks to the family members and relays the heroic story of how Sgt. Edward Oryll, a tank mechanic with the 750th Tank Battalion, lost his life saving his best friend and fellow World War II soldier Cpl. Michael Altamura, on the battle fields of Europe. Oryll was awarded five medals to include: the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Army Good Conduct Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal and the World War II Victory Medal posthumously during the ceremony March 9 at ASA-Dix Headquarters.

    LEAVE A COMMENT

    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 03.09.2012
    Date Posted: 03.16.2012 10:11
    Photo ID: 543181
    VIRIN: 120309-F-LL959-021
    Resolution: 873x643
    Size: 498.27 KB
    Location: MCGUIRE, NJ, US 
    Hometown: OCEAN, NJ, US

    Web Views: 12
    Downloads: 0
    Podcast Hits: 0

    PUBLIC DOMAIN