National Guard Special Forces received France's equivalent to the U.S. Silver Star award from the French Ambassador to the U.S., Francios Delattre, at his house in Washington, D.C. for support to French Foreign Legionaries during a 2009 mission in the Uzbin Valley in Afghanistan. Soundbites from Gen. Martin Dempsey, U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Sgt. 1st Class Ryan Ahern, 20th Special Forces Group, Hometown, Chicago, Ill., and Capt. Thomas Harper, 20th Special Operations Group, Hometown, Ocala, Fla.
Produced by Sgt. 1st Class Robert Stephenson.
Tags: Afghanistan, U.S., France, US Army, French Foreign Legion, FFL, OEF, Kapisa Province, 20th Special Forces Group, Croix de la Valeur Militaire
Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia, United States (load item map)
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