BALTIMORE - Serving the last 20 years of every major American war, Col. Gregory Gadson is being recognized as the Grand Marshal of the Grand Prix of Baltimore on Sunday, September 2, 2012.
In Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2007, Gadson lost both of his legs and severely hurt his right arm and received the Legion of Merit, three Bronze Star medals, and a Purple Heart.
"Greg Gadson is an American hero. We are proud for his affiliation with the Grand Prix of Baltimore," said John Lopes, President of Andretti Sports Marketing and a former U.S. Army Captain.
He is still currently active in the U.S. Army holding a master's degree in policy management from Georgetown University and a fellowship at The Institute of World Politics.
Gadson has received many awards including the NCAA Inspiration in 2010 and the 2008 Hero of the Year Award from Reader's Digest.
The Grand Prix of Baltimore is scheduled on Labor Day weekend, August 31- September 2, 2012 in downtown Baltimore.
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