Rakkasans receive combat badges

3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs
Story by Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton

Date: 01.21.2013
Posted: 02.11.2013 11:32
News ID: 101786
Rakkasans receive combat badges

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.<br /> <br /> Soldiers were awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge, Combat Action Badge and Combat Medical Badge depending on their military occupational specialty within the military.<br /> <br /> Thirty-seven soldiers received awards for serving under hostile enemy fire while deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.