28 Apr '16, 10pm

#MedalofHonor recipient Capt. Groberg shares experience and advice @FortBenning

#MedalofHonor recipient Capt. Groberg shares experience and advice @FortBenning

FORT BENNING, Ga. -- "That day was supposed to be just a simple day," said retired Capt. Florent Groberg, Medal of Honor recipient, referring to the day his world changed after a suicide bomber attacked his patrol escort in Afghanistan. Groberg was at Fort Benning, April 25, to be inducted into the Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame. While here, he had the opportunity to share his experience with a group of Officer Candidate students and veterans. While serving on his second deployment, Groberg was a personal security detachment commander for Task Force Mountain Warrior. On Aug. 8, 2012, Groberg's patrol escort mission was moving on foot for a weekly security meeting. "When we got there on that day, things didn't feel right," said Groberg of arriving at Forward Operating Base Fiaz where they were to move on foot to the Provincial Governor's Compound for the meeting. As ...

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/166854

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