Photo Credit: Sgt. David Hodge, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)
Maj. Gen. Leslie C. Smith, commanding general of the 20th Support Command, speaks to attendees during a Silver Star ceremony at Fort Campbell, Ky., April 5, 2013, for Sgt. 1st Class Matthew J. Loheide. Loheide received the award for actions during an ambush in the Kunar Valley, Afghanistan, in 2010. Loheide, who is from Patchogue, N.Y., was attached to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). Loheide, who re-enlisted during the ceremony as well, now serves as the Adaptive Reconditioning Program Noncommissioned Officer at the Warrior Transition Battalion on Fort Campbell.