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B-Roll: 1st Armored Division Soldier receives Bronze Star Medal (2 of 3)
1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division
July 11, 2019 | 6:19
Spc. Collin Jackson, a fire support specialist with 2nd Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, received the Bronze Star Medal with a V device at Fort Bliss, Texas, July 11, 2019, for valorous acts during Operation Freedom’s Sentinel in Afghanistan.

Jackson was attached to Special Forces Operations Detachment A as an infantry uplift soldier on August 16, 2017. That day, he and his teammates found themselves under heavy fire from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria at Mohmand Valley, Southern Nangarhar, Afghanistan.

Jackson moved wounded personnel to a casualty collection point, assisted with cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and returned fire with a 60mm mortar, destroying enemy positions with six mortar rounds.

Speakers: Lt. Col. Jon Fausnaugh, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment commander and Col. Michael Trotter, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division commander.

Speakers: Lt. Col. Jon Fausnaugh, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment commander and Col. Michael Trotter, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division commander.

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