Spouse of Graduate Honored for Stopping a Bomb


John Visaggio, a explosive ordinance disposal (EOD) soldier in the 28th Ordnance Company at Fort Bragg, was honored with the Purple Heart.  Sgt. 1st Class Visaggio suffered burns to his left forearm while removing the detonation cord from a bomb in Afghanistan, August 27th. Visaggio is the husband of Brianna Visaggio, who received an MA in Social Studies Education from UNCP.