Greg & Sonia Brown Meet Medal of Honor Recipient, Salvatore Augustine Giunta

Inspired by Leadership, Teamwork, and Sacrifice – Metal of Honor Recipient, Sal Giunta

Medal of Honor Recipient Salvatore Giunta
Medal of Honor Recipient Salvatore Giunta

“We didn’t sign up to serve our country because we were angry and wanted to kill the enemy in front of us, but because of the country that was behind us.” – Former US Army Staff Sergeant Sal Giunta

Greg and Sonia Brown, W.W. Cannon owners were honored to meet former US Army Staff Sergeant Salvatore Augustine “Sal” Giunta, MHEDA’s keynote speaker at the 59th Annual Convention.

Sal Giunta was honored to receive the Medal of Honor as a result of his courageous acts during a deadly ambush from the Taliban in Afghanistan.

In his presentation at the 59th Annual MHEDA Conference, Sal inspired his audience with his humble spirit and patriotic strength.  His account of the horrific events that led to his heroic acts were shared with humility, yet powerful command.

Greg & Sonia Brown Meet Medal of Honor Recipient, Salvatore Augustine Giunta
Greg and Sonia Meet Metal of Honor Recipient Sal Giunta

Sal’s message left the audience with a surge of patriotism and an overwhelming desire to live more meaningful and fulfilled lives.  With a sense of responsibility to self, family, and country the audience was armed with a renewed sense of purpose.

Sal states, “You don’t know if you have five more days or 5000 more days to give 100%, so give everything you’ve got every day.”

Watch a Short Clip from a former presentation:

Uncommon Valor: The Importance of Teamwork, Sacrifice and Leadership by Sal Giunta

Brief Bio: A valiant leader, former U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Sal Giunta was introduced by President Barack Obama as being “as humble as he is courageous” when he was presented with our nation’s highest military decorationThe Medal of Honor—for his heroic actions during combat in the Korengal Valley of Afghanistan.

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