Medal of Honor recipient tells cadets of loss, leadership in battle

U.S. Army Ranger Capt. Florent “Flo” Groberg learned a lot about leadership during his two tours in Iraq. He also learned a lot about loss and overcoming.

The loss of close comrades. The loss of his will to live – and finding it again.

He shared his wartime experiences, which resulted in receiving the Medal of Honor, with nearly 120 Civil Air Patrol Cadets Thursday. Cadets arrived at CAP Headquarters at Maxwell Air Force from across the nation as part of the annual Cadet Officer School, a college-level leadership training for the “very best” of CAP.

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