Ten Soldiers Get Medal for Bravery

Ten Army Green Berets received the Silver Star today for bravery during an intense firefight with insurgents deep in eastern Afghanistan last April that left nearly 200 militants dead. It is the largest number of these elite soldiers to receive the nation's third-highest medal for valor for a single event since the Vietnam War. The awards were given out at a ceremony at the unit's home base of Fort Bragg, N.C. On April 6, 10 members of Operational Detachment Alpha from the 3rd Special Forces...Full Story
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