Category Archives: Hall of Valor

Master Sergeant Lewis Brabham

Master Sergeant Lewis Brabham Citation for the Award of the Silver Star

Master Sergeant Lewis O. Brabham, Jr. distinguished himself in connection with military operations against an opposing armed force at Tan Son Nhut Air Base, Republic of Vietnam, on 29 April 1975. On that date, amid heavy mortar, rocket, and artillery fire, and...
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Silver Star Citation – SSgt Kubik

On 23 November 2011, while conducting combined combat operations in Afghanistan, SSgt Kubik distinguished himself through exceptionally conspicuous gallantry. While attacking north through a valley near Tactapol, Afghanistan towards Kandahar, Afghanistan with a 500-man anti-Taliban force (ATF), the element that SSgt Kubik was attached to as a special tactics squadron airman, Texas 17,...
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Silver Star Citation – SSGt Joseph Lienhard

Staff Sergeant Joseph M. Lienhard distinguished himself by gallantry in connection with military operations against an armed enemy of the United States near the Balkh Valley, Afghanistan, from 28 October 2001 to 20 December 2001. As Sergeant Lienhard targeted and destroyed an enemy bunker complex on 5 November 2001, his team was decisively engaged...
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Silver Star – SRA Mark Forester

Senior Airman A. Forester distinguished himself by gallantry in connection with military operations against an armed enemy of the United States in the Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan on 29 September 2010. On that day, while performing duty as a Combat Controller for Special Operations Task Force - South East, Fire Base Tinsley, Combined Joint Special...
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Michael C. Stockdale

Staff Sergeant Michael C. Stockdale distinguished himself by gallantry in connection with military operations against an armed enemy of the United States from 6 December to 20 December 2001. During this period, Sergeant Stockdale excelled in multiple missions where he was directly engaged in combat actions against Taliban and al Qaeda forces. He...
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Morton J. Freedman

Technical Sergeant Morton J. Freedman distinguished himself by gallantry in connection with military operations against an opposing armed force at the Kham Duc, Republic of Vietnam on 12 May 1968. On that date, Sergeant Freedman aided the wounded, destroyed a machine gun position of the opposing force, and performed essential communications functions while...
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