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Special Tactics Chief awarded Silver Star for countering overwhe
U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Jim Slife, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, presents a Silver Star Medal to U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Chris Grove, a Special Tactics combat controller assigned as the 720th Special Tactics Group superintendent, during a ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Nov. 15, 2019. Grove 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)