FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- On Aug. 14, 2019, Maj. Gen. John Deedrick, commanding general, 1st Special Forces Command (Airborne), will present the Silver Star to the Family of Staff Sgt. Dustin M. Wright.

Wright was killed in action during operations in Niger, Oct. 4, 2017. He is being recognized for his valorous actions on that day.

The Wright Family invites the public to attend. The ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. at the Santa Claus Community Center, Santa Claus, Georgia. Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. Members of the media who wish to attend, are asked to contact Capt. Rick Dickson, U.S. Army Special Operations Command public affairs representative, for coordination, no later than 5 p.m., August 13.

For questions, please contact the USASOC Public Affairs representative, Capt. Rick Dickson, at richard.dickson@socom.mil or 334-614-5640.

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