A Medal of Honor recipient will talk about leadership at The Citadel Tuesday.

Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday in McAlister Field House.

Petry was decorated for his actions in defense of his comrades in an engagement with Taliban forces in Paktia Province, Afghanistan, on May 26, 2008. He is is one of only three living recipients of the Medal of Honor that have been awarded since the Vietnam conflict.