30 Apr '16, 9am

Airman who earned two Silver Stars for valor drowns in California

Airman who earned two Silver Stars for valor drowns in California

“Leading a small joint team into a compound with a fortified enemy position, Sergeant Harvell repeatedly placed himself in harm's way with little regard for his own safety. On the initial breach, he and his Marine Corps teammate engaged and killed an insurgent who was laying-in-wait from a covered position,” the award citation says. “Sergeant Harvell and his teammate then moved to another covered position to engage additional enemy combatants, whereupon Sergeant Harvell again risked his life sprinting through a fatal funnel of fire to gain a dominant attack position, keeping the enemy pinned inside a room and within the compound's perimeter.”

Full article: http://www.airforcetimes.com/story/military/2016/04/30/ai...

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