14 iulie 2020

Marine Raider teammates earn Silver Star, Bronze Stars for heroism in Afghanistan

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A special operations Marine was awarded the Silver Star for assaulting a bunker and recovering a wounded Afghan soldier during a four-hour gun battle with more than a dozen Taliban fighters in Afghanistan last year.The Marine master sergeant, whose name was withheld, was a team chief with 2nd Marine Raider Battalion during the battle, Marine Forces Special Operations Command said in a statement Tuesday.Three other team members earned Bronze Stars for valor during the operation, in which three [...]