Meet Robert G. satterwhite
Robert G. Satterwhite
He was born in Oxford, North Carolina on 4 December 1956. He graduated from J. F. Webb High School in 1975.
Robert joined the Paralyzed Veterans of America in April 2007. He has served as the President of Paralyzed Veterans of America Mid-Atlantic Chapter for the past two years. Under his leadership, the chapter has seen much growth and opportunity within the community.
Robert retired from the Army after 21 years of service. He is a T2 paraplegic as a result of an abdominal aneurysm.
Robert entered the Army July 1975 and completed basic training at Fort Jackson, SC. His tours include Fort Hood, TX (3 tours), Korea, Fort Jackson, SC (Drill Sergeant), Fort Stewart, Ga, Germany, Operation Desert Storm, and Fort Knox, Ky.
His assignments consist of 13B Field Artillery Cannon Crewman, Section Chief, Drill Sergeant, PLDC Instructor, Gunnery Sergeant, Platoon Sergeant, Operation Sergeant, First Sergeant and Readiness Group Knox, adviser to the National Guard for the state of KY, IN and GA.
Robert’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Ribbon, NCO Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Army Overseas Service Ribbon, Drill Sergeant Badge and the Distinguished Order of Saint Barbara Award.
Robert has three sons, Leo-Phoenix, AZ., Robert D.-Republic of China and Anthony-Keller, TX. Robert resides in Stem, N. C.