Gregory D. Gadson stars in "Battleship," opposite Taylor Kitsch and Liam Neeson, as Lieutenant Colonel Mick Canales.

Gregory D. Gadson, who makes his professional acting debut in "Battleship," is an active-duty soldier with nearly 24 years of military service. A United States Military Academy (West Point) graduate, Gadson served in every major global conflict of the past two decades, including Operation Desert Shield/Storm (Kuwait), Operation Joint Forge (Bosnia-Herzegovina), Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraq).

A decorated officer, Gadson was commander of the 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery in Iraq when, on the evening of May 7, 2007, he was severely wounded by an improvised explosive device and lost both legs above the knee. Gadson remains on active-duty service in the military and currently serves as the director of the Army Wounded Warrior Program.

His awards include three Bronze Stars, the Purple Heart Meritorious Service Medal and the Army Commendation Medal. He is a graduate of Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and holds a master's in information systems from Webster University and a master's degree in policy management from Georgetown University.

In 2008, Gadson was named one of Reader's Digest's Heroes of the Year, and in 2010, he received an NCAA Inspirational Award. In 2008, Gadson was also named honorary co-captain of the NFL's Super Bowl XLVI champion the New York Giants.

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