Asoldier originally from Hermon will be a guest of honor at the State of the Union Address in Washington D.C. Monday night.
Staff Sergeant Craig Charloux returned in November from an 18 month tour in Iraq.
He was injured in September of 2007 when his unit was ambushed in Baloor, Iraq. Grenade blasts injured his arm, face, eyes and leg.
Charloux has received both the Army Commendation Medal and the National Defense Medal twice.
He is currently stationed in Fort Hood, Texas.