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bobmueller 13 October 2019 17:03

Master Sgt. Matthew O. Williams
 
MSG Williams' Silver Star from an April 2008 battle has been upgraded to the Medal of Honor. MSG Williams is the [URL="https://www.socnet.com/showthread.php?t=133182"]second soldier [/URL]to receive the Medal from that battle.

The battle took place April 6, 2008 in Shok Valley, Afghanistan, during a joint U.S.-Afghan raid to kill or capture Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of the former Hezebela Islami Gulbadin militia that is now an Afghan political party following a peace agreement.

MSG Williams will receive the medal in a 30 October ceremony.

[URL="https://www.stripes.com/news/army/trump-to-award-medal-of-honor-to-green-beret-for-heroics-in-2008-afghanistan-fight-1.602518"]Stars and Stripes[/URL]

Well done, all.

leopardprey 25 October 2019 14:10

Outstanding!


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