Congratulations to the seven Special Forces soldiers from a North Carolina-based unit (Fort Bragg), who were awarded Silver Stars (the Army's third highest valor medal) for actions in Afghanistan. The medals are being awarded for five separate battles spanning two years.
Pictured above from left to right: Sgt. 1st Class Mario Pinilla, Staff Sgt. Daniel Gould, Sgt. 1st Class Jonathan Clouse, Master Sgt. Julio Bocanegra, Sgt. 1st Class Antonio Gonzalez, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Mark Roland, and Spc. Rene Nunez, a member of the 82nd Airborne Division who accepted the posthumous award for his brother Sgt. 1st Class David Nunez. (Photo by Trisha Harris, USASOC Public Affairs Office)
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