June 12, 2013
Chris Summers, principal of Sangster, thanking Col. Gadson and two other Wounded Warriors; Matt (to left of Col.) and Brian (on end).
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Wounded Warriors inspire young audience.
Movie buffs might know him from his role in the 2011 blockbuster “Battleship” as Mick, the gruff wounded vet who helps save the world from aliens, but to the students at Sangster Elementary School in Springfield, he is known as real-life hero Col. Gregory D. Gadson, Ft. Belvoir garrison commander and Purple Heart recipient.