1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment Earns Presidential Unit Citation, 31 Individual Awards for Valor

By Staff Sgt. Teddy WadeOctober 26, 2012

U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno presents the Presidential Unit Citation to 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment and dons a streamer on the unit's flag during a ceremony at Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., Oct. 26, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
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U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno presents the Distinguished Service Cross to Sgt. Craig Warfle, from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, during an award ceremony at Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., Oct. 26, 2012. Warfle received the award for his actions during combat operations in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
2 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno presents the Distinguished Service Cross to Sgt. Craig Warfle, from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, during an award ceremony at Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., Oct. 26, 2012. Warfle received the award for his actions during combat operations in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno presents the Silver Star and Purple Heart Medals to Staff Sgt. Dominic Annecchini from Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, during an award ceremony at Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., Oct. 26, 2012. Annecchini received the awards for his actions during combat operations in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
3 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno presents the Silver Star and Purple Heart Medals to Staff Sgt. Dominic Annecchini from Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, during an award ceremony at Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., Oct. 26, 2012. Annecchini received the awards for his actions during combat operations in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno presents an Army Commendation Medal with V device and a Purple Heart Medal to Staff Sgt. Andrew Wood, from Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, during an award ceremony at Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., Oct. 26, 2012. Wood received the award for his actions during combat operations in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
4 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno presents an Army Commendation Medal with V device and a Purple Heart Medal to Staff Sgt. Andrew Wood, from Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, during an award ceremony at Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., Oct. 26, 2012. Wood received the award for his actions during combat operations in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, stand in formation during an award ceremony hosted by Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno at Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., Oct. 26, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
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U.S. Army Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, stand in formation during an award ceremony hosted by Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno at Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., Oct. 26, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
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U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno presents a Bronze Star Medal with V device to Air Force Staff Sgt. David Carden, from Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, during an award ceremony at Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., Oct. 26, 2012. Carden received the award for his actions during combat operations in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
7 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno presents a Bronze Star Medal with V device to Air Force Staff Sgt. David Carden, from Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, during an award ceremony at Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., Oct. 26, 2012. Carden received the award for his actions during combat operations in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno presents a Joint Service Commendation Medal with V device to Sgt. 1st Class James Lovett, from 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, during an award ceremony at Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., Oct. 26, 2012. Lovett received the award for his actions during combat operations in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
8 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno presents a Joint Service Commendation Medal with V device to Sgt. 1st Class James Lovett, from 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, during an award ceremony at Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., Oct. 26, 2012. Lovett received the award for his actions during combat operations in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Robert Harman, commander of 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, shows the Battalion's Fallen Heroes Memorial to Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno during his visit to Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., Oct. 26, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
9 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Lt. Col. Robert Harman, commander of 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, shows the Battalion's Fallen Heroes Memorial to Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno during his visit to Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., Oct. 26, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL