SGT. ELITE PIERRE
Sergeant First Class Elite Pierre, born and raised in Pittsburgh and a graduate of Peabody High School in 1998, has become a first class contributor to his community and his country since joining the National Guard several years ago. After serving as a specialist he was promoted to sergeant and moved to Fort Dix in New Jersey to train soldiers for overseas combat. After three years he was promoted to sergeant first class. Some of his significant achievements:
•He made the front page for “Army Times” Magazine A Gannett Company in Springfield, Va., in July of 2011.
•He spoke at the Steve Harvey Mentoring Program in Chicago, October 2012. His video is posted on YouTube.
•He won Human Recourses Command, Non Commission Officer awards for 2012. His video is posted on YouTube.
•He spoke at the Brother to Brother Academy in Elizabethtown, Ky. His video is posted on YouTube.
•He recently established his own business called “Only the Elite.” His video is posted on YouTube.
His parents, Rosemarie and Erie Pierre and other relatives are still in Pittsburgh.