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Active-Duty Green Beret to Receive Medal of Honor for Heroic Afghanistan Rescue | Military.com

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Master Sgt. Matthew Williams will be given the nation’s highest award for valor for risking his life under intense enemy fire to rescue wounded Special Forces soldiers during a 2008 joint raid with U.S. troops and Afghan commandos.  “When his team sergeant was wounded by sniper fire, Sergeant Williams exposed himself to enemy fire to come to his aid and to move him down the sheer mountainside to the casualty collection point,” according to the release. He then braved enemy fire and climbed back up the cliff to evacuate other injured soldiers and repair the team’s satellite radio.

Source: https://www.military.com/daily-news/2019/10/10/active-duty-green-beret-receive-medal-honor-heroic-afghanistan-rescue.html

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