BU grad is 2012 Soldier of the Year
Sgt. Saral Shrestha, left, accepts the 2012 U.S. Army Soldier of the Year Award from Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 22. Shrestha is a 2011 graduate of Bellevue University.
Posted: Saturday, January 19, 2013 12:00 am
In his three-year Army career, Sgt. Saral Shrestha has seen his share of action.
There was basic training. There was a deployment to Afghanistan. And over four days last year, Shrestha took part in the Army’s Best Warrior Competition, the culmination of many months of competing to become the 2012 U.S. Army Soldier of the Year.
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