Navy Chief Petty Officer receives Dragoon spurs, Bronze Star

Navy Chief Petty Officer Jose Garcia, a Brunswick Maine native who works as the 2nd Stryker Calvary Regiment’s Special Troops Squadron Electronic Warfare Officer, receives gold spurs for his combat time in Iraq with the Cavalry regiment. Navy Cmdr. Michael Harber from Memphis Tenn., the Regimental Electronic Warfare Officer, places a gold spur on Garcia with the assistance of squadron commander and Oxford, N.C. native Lt. Col. Bryan Denny, during the spur ceremony. Gold spurs are a part of Calvary tradition; awarded to Soldiers that have served in combat with a Calvary unit.

U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Arron Schille, 2nd Stryker Calvary Regiment PAO

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