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  • 24th SOW Special Tactics Airman receives Silver Star

    On Jan. 28, 2017, an assault force set out for a direct-action raid deep into enemy territory near Yemen. Following an eight-kilometer infill to the set point, the assault force immediately took heavy and effective fire. One Airman, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Cory Haggett, a Pararescueman with the

  • Special Tactics Airman battled through injuries, awarded Silver Star

    Today, family, friends and teammates gathered as U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Jim Slife, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, presented the Silver Star Medal to U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Cody Smith, a Special Tactics combat controller with the 26th Special Tactics Squadron, 24th Special

  • Special Tactics Airmen to receive high medals of valor

    One U.S. Air Force Special Tactics Airman from 21st Special Tactics Squadron, 24th Special Operations Wing, will receive the Air Force Cross, and two Special Tactics Airman, 21 STS, will receive the Silver Star for courageous actions during a 48-hour battle against nearly 100 insurgents in

  • TACP receives second Silver Star medal

    Master Sgt. Thomas Case, a tactical air control party Airman in the 18th Air Support Operations Group here, received his second Silver Star medal Nov. 13, 2014, for heroic actions during a 2009 deployment to Afghanistan.The Silver Star medal is the U.S. military’s third highest military decoration