Sgt. Obray marches in Chicago St. Patrick's Day Parade
Courtney Wittman Office of the Chief, Public Affairs-Midwest
Army Reserve and Deparment of the Army Soldier of the Year, Sgt. David Obray, marched in the 54th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Chicago on Tuesday, March 17, 2009.
Soldiers from the Chicago Recruiting Battalion, 416th Theater Engineer Command (USAR) and ROTC Cadets from Loyola University and DePaul University marched in the parade. The parade route was lined by over 250,000 spectators on Columbus Drive. Obray marched in front of the combined formation and was announced separately, for his achievements as Soldier of the Year.