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Capt. Matthew Roland posthumous Silver Star medal ceremony

The family of Capt. Matthew D. Roland, a Special Tactics officer killed in action, was presented his posthumous Silver Star medal by Lt. Gen. Brad Heithold, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Fla., June 1, 2016. Roland gave his last full measure to protect teammates during an ambush on his convoy at an Afghan-led security checkpoint near Camp Antonik, Afghanistan, Aug. 26, 2015. The Silver Star medal is the nation's third-highest valorous combat decoration. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Conroy/Released)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Ryan Conroy
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