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    Rakkasans receive combat badges

    Rakkasans receive combat badges

    Photo By Sgt. Brian Smith-Dutton | Lt. Col. Kelly Kendrick, the commander of 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd...... read more read more

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE GARDEZ, AFGHANISTAN

    01.21.2013

    Story by Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton 

    3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Soldiers assigned to 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), received combat awards for their involvement in combat opertions during a ceremony at Forward Operating Base Gardez, Afghanistan, Jan. 21.

    Soldiers were awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge, Combat Action Badge and Combat Medical Badge depending on their military occupational specialty within the military.

    Thirty-seven soldiers received awards for serving under hostile enemy fire while deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

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    Date Taken: 01.21.2013
    Date Posted: 02.11.2013 12:07
    Story ID: 101786
    Location: FORWARD OPERATING BASE GARDEZ, AF 

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