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Star Status for Band of Brothers

Special operations group honored

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    The heroic efforts of a group of special operation troops, captured on camera, have earned them Silver Star awards.

    The United States will award 11 Silver Stars, the nation's third highest military award, to special operations troops for heroism in combat in Afghanistan Friday.

     In April, a group of soldiers under heavy fire and badly outnumbered by the Taliban, fought off an attack.
     
    The heroic efforts by this band of brothers led the U.S. Army to release video of the attack, telling their story in vivid detail.