As a soldier, Col. Robert L. Howard helped define Special Forces to generations while becoming one of the most decorated troops of his day.
And as a legend, he’ll have a lasting impact on the training of all future special operations forces at Fort Bragg.
A central classroom building at the Rowe Training Facility on Camp Mackall was dedicated in honor of the late Medal of Honor recipient on Thursday.
The event, organized by the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, was attended by Howard’s family and more than 100 current and former Special Forces soldiers.
Many had stories about Howard, who was wounded 14 times during nearly five years of combat in Vietnam…