Warwick. Editor’s note. This article originally appeared June 13, 2012, in The Warwick Advertiser. Daniel Prial, the son of Greg and Ann Prial of Warwick, was home on leave following graduation from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He was leave within weeks to begin a series of training assignments including leadership and survival courses before two years of helicopter flight school at the U.S. Army Aviation Center at Fort Rucker, Ala.
When Lt. Daniel Prial, the son of Greg and Ann Prial of Warwick, was an upper classman at U.S. Military Academy at West Point, he, like his fellow cadets, was asked to select a gem stone for his class ring.
Prial choose glass.
The wearing of the class ring of a graduated class of the United States Military...