Sgt.1st Class Petry shown here shaking hands with President Obama at the Medal of Honor ceremony at the White House.
Petry seen far left with members of the Army's 75th Ranger Regiment in Afghanistan.
Sgt. Petry seen as a young boy.
Petry is seen with his four children Brittany (20), Austin (17), Reagan (14) and Landon (7).
Petry with his wife Ashley and son Landon.
Sgt. Petry seen with other members of the 75th Ranger Regiment.
Sgt. Petry standing next to an Army Ranger's memorial.
Sgt. Petry with other members of the Army's 75th Rangers Regiment.
Sgt. Petry recovering at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in May 2008.
Doctors fitting Petry with prosthetic hand in Tacoma, Washington.
Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry received the Medal of Honor in a ceremony July 12 at the White House. Petry, the second living veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to receive this honor, lost his hand while throwing a grenade back at attackers in order to save his two companions and himself.