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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Special Operations Task Force Earns Nearly 50 Combat Awards in One Deployment | Military.com

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Members of Special Operations Task Force 102 distinguished themselves with “exceptional heroism, valor and dedication” on a recent six-month deployment to Afghanistan by earning five Silver Star medals, seven Bronze Star medals with Valor devices, 15 Army Commendation medals with Valor devices and 21 Purple Hearts.

The task force was made up of soldiers assigned to 10th Group, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), 9th Psychological Operations Battalion and 71st Ordnance Group (Explosive Ordnance Disposal).  “These Green Beret heroes … embody all the values and attributes we hold dear in the ARSOF community,” U.S. Army Special Operations Command’s Lt. Gen. Francis M. Beaudette was quoted as saying at the event.

Source: https://www.military.com/daily-news/2019/10/01/special-operations-task-force-earns-nearly-50-combat-awards-one-deployment.html

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