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Hometown Hero: Specialist John Ross Robinson Jr.
Meet Specialist John Robinson, one of July's hometown heroes!
We're taking time to recognize Specialist John R. Robinson Jr.
He is assigned to C Company, 425th Brigade, Special Troops Battalion (Airborne)/
Right after he arrived in Alaska, he was deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation: Enduring Freedom, where he served for 10 months.
During the deploymenty, he was awarde the Army Commendation Medal and Soldier of the Month, just two of the many awards he's been decorated with.
He now works as a senior operator for the Joint Network Node, a position that supports the brigade's communication when out on missions or special operations.
Specialist Robinson Jr and his wife Cassie are expecting their first child around August 12.
So from all of us at Your Alaska Link, thank you, Specialist John Ross Robinson Jr, for your dedicated service to this country!