Rangers To Receive Awards For Role In Afghanistan And Iraq


running up that hill
Jan 3, 2007
in Wonderland, with my Alice
http://news.soc.mil/releases/News Archive/2010/December/101215-02.html

FORT BENNING, Ga. – More than 70 Rangers from 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment will be recognized for their combat actions in a combat awards ceremony at Fort Benning, Ga., 9:30 a.m. December 16.

Among the awards scheduled to be presented are one Soldier’s Medal, nine Bronze Star Medals for Valor, 30 Army Commendation Medals for Valor, and more than 35 Purple Hearts.

The ceremony will be held at Freedom Hall.

Soldiers returned earlier this summer to Fort Benning. This marks the 14th deployment of the battalion to Afghanistan and Iraq in support of operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.

NOTE TO MEDIA: Media are invited to cover the ceremony. Please contact the 75th Ranger Regiment Public Affairs at 706-604-5114. PAO will arrange for interviews with award recipients. Special requests should be identified to the PAO before the ceremony commences.