Press Release 17-110 FLW Dentist defines personal courage

The Army defines personal courage as facing fear, danger or adversity. The Army Value of Personal Courage is built by standing up for and acting upon the things that are honorable and right.

One Fort Leonard Wood officer was demonstrating personal courage long before he raised his right hand and joined the Army, and continues to demonstrate the Army Values in all he does.

Maj. Giovanni Safdari, the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery chief at General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital, grew up in Iran dreaming of getting the opportunity to serve society.