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God blew off Sgt. Petry's paw with Taliban grenade. That's one less hand for him to craft idols with. #BeYeThankful

Prayer Breakfast Features Army Medal of Honor Recipient By Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, March 14, 2012 – The Army’s most recent Medal of Honor recipient cited the “miracles” that saved his life one fateful day in Afghanistan during the Pentagon’s national prayer breakfast, which featured spiritual resilience to overcome adversity as its theme. “Our freedom of religion and freedom of practice of that religion in the military is one of our greatest assets to our fighting force,” Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry told the audience today. “We’re truly blessed to be in existence in the best nation in the world.” Last summer, President Barack Obama awarded the country’s highest military honor to Petry, an Army Ranger who was shot in both legs and had his hand blown off while saving his fellow soldiers during a firefight in Afgh...

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