Hometown Hero: SGT Erik Marconi

Special thanks to SGT Erik Marconi from Your Alaska Link!

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by Brooks Putman

Meet Sergeant Erik Marconi, one of July's Hometown Heroes!

He's the Fire Direction Center Chief for Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. 

He has been in the Army for 5 years, and is currently attending a dismounted Counter-IED Tactics Master Trainer course at Fort Wainwright, where he is learning methods of using various equipment to clear an area of explosives.

Upon graduating, he will certified as a Master Trainer, and will be responsible for teaching other soldiers what he has learned. 

The Your Alaska Link team would like to thank Sgt Marconi for all his hardwork and continued effort as he sacrifices to make this nation great!