Robbie Petry

Tomb Position

Commander of the Relief

Tomb Relief


Highest Military Rank


Tomb Dates

Feb 2013 - Dec 2014

Home City / State

Cabin Creek, WV

Current City / State

Arlington, VA

Tomb Reflections

We are not here for selfish reasons,
We are here to Honor the Unknowns.

I will walk my tour in Humble Reverence.

Units & Campaigns

2-508th PIR, 82nd Airborne Division, deployed to Wardak, Afghanistan 03/07-03/08
1-12th INF REGT, Ft Carson, CO, Deployed to Zhari, Afghanistan 05/09-05/10
1-507th PIR (ABN School), Ft. Benning, GA
3rd INF REGT Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Awards & Decorations

Purple Heart- 1
Army Commendation Medal with"V"Device- 1
Army Commendation Medal- 5
Valorous Unit Award- 1
Meritorious Unit Citation- 1
Army Good Conduct Medal- 3
National Defense Service Medal- 1
Afghan Campaign Medal-Combat Star- 2
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal- 1
Non Commisioned Officer Preffesional Development Ribbon- 2
Army Service Ribbon- 1
Overseas Ribbon- 2
NATO Medal- 2
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Identification Badge- 1
Combat Infantrymans Badge- 1
Expert Infantrymans Badge- 1
Pathfinder Badge- 1
Senior Rated Jumpmaster Badge 1
Parachutists Badge 1

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