SPC Stefan LeRoy, Active Duty

Current Location:

  Bethesda, Maryland

Military Occupational Specialty (MOS)/Current Occupation:

  19D (Cavalry Scout)

WTU of Recovery:

  Warrior Transition Battalion, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland


  Santa Rosa, California


  Not Specified


  Track, Cycling, Swimming, Sitting Volleyball, Wheelchair Basketball

Injury or Illness:

  Double Leg Amputee

Spc. Stefan LeRoy hails from Santa Rosa, California. He deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom with the 82nd Airborne Division in February 2012. While serving as a19D (Cavalry Scout), Spc. LeRoy stepped on an improvised explosive device while carrying a fellow soldier to a medevac helicopter. He instantly became a double leg amputee and was medevaced back to the U.S. for medical treatment.

Spc. LeRoy has been recovering at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda and is participating in adaptive sports. Spc. LeRoy has run two 5ks since starting to run four months ago. He has also handcycled several Ride2Recovery challenges and marathons.

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Year Event Results


DoD Warrior Games Gold Sitting Volleyball
Silver Men’s 10km Handcycle H2 and H3 (Cycling)
Bronze Men’s 50m Backstroke 3.5 (Swimming)
Bronze Men’s 100m Freestyle 4.0 (Swimming)
Bronze Men’s 100m Dash 4.0 (Track)
Bronze Men’s 800m Run 4.0 (Track)