• PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Soldiers assigned to 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stand at attention during an award ceremony on Forward Operating Base Gardez, Afghanistan, Jan. 21, 2013. The 37 Soldiers received the Combat Infantryman Badge, Combat Action Badge or Combat Medical Badge depending on their military occupational specialty within the military. (U.S. photo by Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Rakkasans recieve combat badges

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Soldiers assigned to 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stand at attention during an award ceremony on Forward Operating Base Gardez, Afghanistan, Jan. 21, 2013. The 37 Soldiers...

  • PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Spc. Jammie Gee, a motor transport operator assigned to 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), is awarded the Combat Action Badge by Capt. Trevor Jones, comander of Company A, during an awards ceremony on Forward Operating Base Gardez, Afghanistan, Jan. 21, 2013. The ceremony was held to award 37 Soldiers after serving under hostile enemy fire while deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. photo by Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Rakkasans recieve combat badges

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Spc. Jammie Gee, a motor transport operator assigned to 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), is awarded the Combat Action Badge by Capt...

  • PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Command Sgt. Maj. Eric Crabtree, the senior enlisted Soldier of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), congratulates Pfc. Mario Francois, and infantryman assigned to Company A, during an awards ceremony on Forward Operating Base Gardez, Afghanistan, Jan. 21, 2013. Thirty-seven Soldiers received various awards during the awards ceremony in recognition of serving while under enemy fire. (U.S. photo by Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Rakkasans recieve combat badges

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Command Sgt. Maj. Eric Crabtree, the senior enlisted Soldier of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), congratulates Pfc. Mario Francois, and infantryman assigned to Company A...

  • PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Capt. Trevor Jones, commander of Company A, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), pins the Combat Infantryman Badge on the chest of Pfc. Mario Francois, and infantryman assigned to Company A, during an awards ceremony on Forward Operating Base Gardez, Afghanistan, Jan. 21, 2013. The ceremony was held to award 37 Soldiers after serving under hostile enemy fire while deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. photo by Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Rakkasans recieve combat badges

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Capt. Trevor Jones, commander of Company A, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), pins the Combat Infantryman Badge on the chest of Pfc. Mario...

  • PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - A Combat Infantryman Badge is pinned upon a Soldier's chest during an awards ceremony for Soldiers assigned to 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans"' 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), on Forward Operating Base Gardez, Afghanistan, Jan. 21, 2013. Thirty-seven Soldiers received either the Combat Infantryman Badge, Combat Action Badge or Combat Medical Badge depending on their military occupational specialty within the military. (U.S. photo by Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Rakkasans recieve combat badges

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - A Combat Infantryman Badge is pinned upon a Soldier's chest during an awards ceremony for Soldiers assigned to 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans"' 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), on Forward Operating Base Gardez...

  • PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Col. R.J. Lillibridge (center), commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Eric Crabtree (left), the senior enlisted Soldier, both of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), congratulate two Soldiers on receiving their Combat Infantryman Badges during an awards ceremony on Forward Operating Base Gardez, Afghanistan, Jan. 21, 2013. Thirty-seven Soldiers received various awards during the awards ceremony after serving under hostile enemy fire while deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.. (U.S. photo by Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Rakkasans recieve combat badges

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Col. R.J. Lillibridge (center), commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Eric Crabtree (left), the senior enlisted Soldier, both of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), congratulate two...

  • PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Pfc. Austin Depiazza, an infantryman assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans", 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), is pinned the Combat Infantryman Badge by Capt. Trevor Jones,  commander of Company A on Forward Operating Base Gardez, Afghanistan, Jan. 21, 2013. The ceremony was held to award 37 Soldiers after serving under hostile enemy fire while deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. photo by Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Rakkasans recieve combat badges

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Pfc. Austin Depiazza, an infantryman assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans", 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), is pinned the Combat Infantryman Badge by...

  • PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Spc. Andrew Clifford, an infantryman assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stands at attention while pinned the Combat Infantryman Badge by Capt. Trevor Jones, commander of Company A on Forward Operating Base Gardez, Afghanistan, Jan. 21, 2013. Thirty-seven Soldiers received various awards during the awards ceremony in recognition of serving while under hostile enemy fire while deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring
Freedom. (U.S. photo by Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Rakkasans recieve combat badges

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Spc. Andrew Clifford, an infantryman assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stands at attention while pinned the Combat...

  • PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Pfc. Bryce Chapman, an infantryman assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), is pinned the Combat Infantryman Badge by Capt. Trevor Jones, commander of Company A on Forward Operating Base Gardez, Afghanistan, Jan. 21, 2013. Thirty-seven Soldiers received various awards during the awards ceremony. (U.S. photo by Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Rakkasans recieve combat badges

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Pfc. Bryce Chapman, an infantryman assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), is pinned the Combat Infantryman Badge by Capt...

  • PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Lt. Col. Kelly Kendrick, the commander of 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), gives a speech to all Soldiers who attended the awards ceremony on Forward Operating Base Gardez, Afghanistan, Jan. 21, 2013. The ceremony was held to award 37 Soldiers after serving under hostile enemy fire while deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. photo by Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Rakkasans recieve combat badges

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Lt. Col. Kelly Kendrick, the commander of 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), gives a speech to all Soldiers who attended the awards ceremony...

PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - (January 21, 2013) - Soldiers assigned to 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), receieved combat awards for their involvment 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.

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