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Special Tactics Chief awarded Silver Star for countering overwhe
The official party of a Silver Star Medal presentation stands at attention during the reading of the official citation during a ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Nov. 15, 2019. U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Chris Grove, a Special Tactics combat controller assigned as the 720th Special Tactics Group superintendent, was awarded the nation’s third highest medal against an armed enemy of the United States in combat for his actions while deployed to Afghanistan in November 2007. Grove was originally awarded the Bronze Star with Valor, but his award package was reviewed and resubmitted for an upgrade. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Williams)