14 Apr '18, 12pm

Army Ranger Receives Silver Star for Actions in Afghanistan

Army Ranger Receives Silver Star for Actions in Afghanistan

The gunfire was intense from the moment the helicopters carrying a force of Army Rangers and Afghan commandos landed at the raid target. Within moments, the battle left two soldiers mortally wounded. Staff Sgt. Michael Young needed to coordinate attacks against the Islamic State fighters to eliminate them, so he moved himself to higher ground to locate the enemy's fortifications. Eventually, Young pushed forward through a field of fire and also secured a landing zone for a helicopter to evacuate the wounded soldiers. On Friday, Young received the Silver Star, the nation's third-highest honor for battlefield valor, during a ceremony at Fort Benning , Ga. for his actions on April 27, 2017 during that mission in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province. Throughout the fight, the noncommissioned officer displayed an "extraordinary ability to maintain composure in a terrifyingly chaoti...

Full article: https://www.military.com/daily-news/2018/04/14/army-range...

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