Photo Credit: Sgt. Neil W. McCabe/XVIII Abn. Corps and Fort Bragg PAO
Maj. Gen. Rodney O. Anderson, left, commanding general of Task Force Bragg, pins the Distinguished Service Cross on Staff Sgt. James M. Takes, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team as Col. William Ostlund, Takes' former commander, looks on. The Distinguished Service Cross is the nation's second highest award for valor.