The 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) soldier recently recognized as the Best Warrior in all of the 1st Special Operations Command (Airborne) was honored Tuesday by the local chapter of the Special Forces Association, a group of former Special Forces soldiers dedicated to the ongoing brotherhood and welfare of the Special Forces community. During a brief ceremony at the 7th Group’s compound near Crestview, the award-winning soldier — an NCO whose name cannot be
During a brief ceremony at the 7th Group’s compound near Crestview, the award-winning soldier — an NCO whose name cannot be released because of security concerns — was presented with a watch recognizing his achievement.
“It’s an honor and a privilege to be here,” the Best Warrior winner said. “Seeing everyone here supporting me means the world.”
The crowd that gathered for the presentation included some of the soldier’s mentors, he said. He added that he was appreciative of the Special Forces history represented by the association members and “some of the incredible things they used to do.”