SOLDIER STORIES: A solid tradition wherein uncommon valor is common.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD— I Corps commanding general, Lt. Gen. Robert Brown, pins the Silver Star to the uniform of Sgt. Peter Cimpoes, formerly of the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment during a special ceremony at Saint Martin’s Marcus Pavilion, Lacey, Washington.
Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, were presented two Silver Stars, seven Bronze Star Medals with “V” device for Valor, 11 Purple Hearts, four Army Commendation Medals with “V” Device for Valor and a Joint Service Commendation Medal with “V” device, during the ceremony.
(Photo by Staff Sgt. David Chapman, 5th MPAD, 20 MAR 2013. Source.)