Robert Allen Mansfield
Known as Mr. Independent to the people of Pennsylvania Robert Allen Mansfield is the former Republican and Independent candidate for Governor. Of Pennsylvania. In 1991 Robert earned his GED and accepted Jesus Christ into his life. He continued his religious studies in 1996 when he began studying Reformation Theology, which led him to his confirmation in the Reformed Episcopal Church. Robert is currently a member of Grace Reformed Episcopal Church in Collingdale Pennsylvania. After re-enlisting in the Army National Guard in 2005, Robert volunteered to serve in Iraq. Then in December of 2006 he was deployed to Iraq where he served 1 year. Robert also served with the 1st Army Division at Fort McCoy Wisconsin and In 2008 Robert was assigned to the Warrior Transition Battalion in Fort Knox Kentucky. after having a Partial Nephectomy and cancerous tumor removed from his left kidney. Today Robert Allen Mansfield is a Type 2 Diabetic and is a Cancer Survivor. In 2010 Robert was diagnosed with having a mild traumatic Brain Injury from his service in Iraq. Robert is retired from the U.S. Army and is unashamedly proud of serving as a Sergeant his numerous citations including: Two Army Commendation Medals, The Iraq campaign Medal with 2 stars, The Combat Action Badge,, Six Army Achievement Medals, The National Defense Medal, The Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, The Army Service ribbon, The Overseas Service Ribbon, The Armed Forces Reserve Medal with “ M”, Device and the Operation Katrina Humanitarian Service Medal. His Colleagues in Det (1) 131st Transportation unit Affectionately calls Robert “ The Midnight Rider “ and “ Radio “. For all the difficulties Robert has endured throughout his life, he has come through with the perseverance and fortitude that defines an American an America...For everytime that he got knocked down he got back up. His life is that of any American, mixed with tragedy and accomplishment. But out of these tragedies comes hope for tomorrow. Robert Allen Mansfield is truly a great American. It is an Honor to Present to some and Introduce to others Mr. Independent, Robert Allen Mansfield.