Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Matthew E. Winstead/4-25th ABCT PAO
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- Lt. Col. Patrick Ellis, commander of the 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, presents the Bronze Star with Valor to Sgt. 1st Class Kyle T. Silvernale here April 1. The award recognized Silvernale's decisive actions during a 2008 fire fight in Afghanistan.