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Kirk R. Foster


AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Silver Star

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Sergeant Kirk R. Foster, United States Army, was awarded the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in connection with military operations against an armed hostile force while serving with the 75th Ranger Regiment in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM in Iraq, on 1 October 2005. Sergeant Foster's gallant actions and dedicated devotion to duty, without regard for his own life, were in keeping with the highest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon himself, his unit, and the United States Army.

General Orders: DOD Listing at www.valor.defense.gov

Action Date: October 1, 2005

Service: Army

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment: 75th Ranger Regiment

Silver Star

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Silver Star to Sergeant Kirk R. Foster, United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in connection with military operations against an armed hostile force while serving with the 75th Ranger Regiment in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM in Iraq, on 29 October 2005. While under heavy enemy attack from direct fire and grenades, Sergeant Foster led an assault on an insurgent stronghold. His heroic leadership, courage under fire, and aggressive spirit saved lives by eliminating the enemy threat to his fellow Rangers. Sergeant Foster's gallant actions and dedicated devotion to duty, without regard for his own life, were in keeping with the highest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon himself, his unit, and the United States Army.

General Orders: DOD Listing at www.valor.defense.gov

Action Date: October 29, 2005

Service: Army

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment: 75th Ranger Regiment