FORT DRUM On Tuesday, Sgt. Jacob Perkins will be awarded the Soldiers Medal.
The award for non-combat acts of heroism will be presented to Sgt. Perkins, of the 1st Squadron 89th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, for helping rescue passengers from a bus and tractor-trailer collision on July 22.
The Soldiers Medal was established for acts of heroism not involving conflict with an enemy.