We'd like to introduce you to Sergeant LeOna Addy.

Sergeant LeOna Addy is a signal support system specialist in Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team on Fort Wainwright.

Sergeant Addy was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina as the middle child to a family of five children. In her spare time, Sergeant Addy enjoys playing competitive sports, listening to music, and spending time with her family.

Hometown Hero: LeOna Addy

Sgt. LeOna Addy 

She enlisted into the United States Army in February of 2015 at Fort Bliss, Texas and joined because she wanted to follow in her family's footsteps. Seeing how her family benefited from the Army compelled her to not think twice about becoming a Soldier.

Sergeant Addy is currently working towards her Bachelors in Information Technology and considers the Army to be part of her family, which she holds dearly, and is glad she is able to say that she is a Non-Commissioned Officer in the United States Army.

Your Alaska Link salutes, Sergeant LeOna Addy, for your service to this great nation.