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.

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.