Retired Master Sergeant Cedric King entered the United States Army in 1995. During his illustrious career, Master Sergeant King proved himself to be an exemplary soldier graduating from several distinguishing schools in the Army, including, but not limited to, the United States Army Jumpmaster course, United States Army Pathfinder course, Air Assault course, and the United States Army Ranger course. He is also the recipient of the Bronze Star, the Purple heart, the Meritorious Service Medal and is a Four-time Best Ranger Competition competitor.
On July 25, 2012, during his second tour in Afghanistan, Cedric was severely injured by an Improvised Explosive Device, which caused him major internal injuries, permanent damage to his right arm and hand and the amputation of both of his legs. You won’t want to miss his inspiring message on Adapting to Change.
Keynote Speaker during Sunday's General Session