Thursday, February 1, 2007
Air Force awards medal to UIndy professor
The United States Air Force has awarded the the Meritorious Service Medal (First Oak Leaf Cluster) to Gregory S. Clapper of Greenwood, a professor of Philosophy & Religion at the University of Indianapolis, according to a news release.
An ordained United Methodist minister and chaplain lieutenant colonel in the Indiana Air National Guard, Clapper served from May through June 2006 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, a key treatment facility for U.S. military personnel injured in Iraq and Afghanistan. The tour was his second at the hospital near Ramstein Air Base, Germany, headquarters for the U.S. Air Force in Europe.