Video: Kentucky Marine Awarded Silver Star for Leading Marines Through Heavy Combat
Video by Cpl. Timothy Lenzo
The commanding general of 1st Marine Division awarded Sgt. Matthew T. Woodall the Silver Star Medal at Camp San Mateo here Aug. 2 for his actions while deployed to Helmand province, Afghanistan, during 2011. Woodall, a native of Paducah, Ky., displayed conspicuous gallantry while conducting combat operations in Helmand's Sangin district during a firefight, July 10 through 11, 2011. Produced by: Cpl. Timothy Lenzo. Release authority: Master Sgt. Brenda Varnadore.