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Samuel H. Dybdahl


Army Commendation Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

The Secretary of the Army of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Army Commendation Medal with Combat "V" to Specialist Samuel H. Dybdahl, United States Army, for exceptionally valorous achievement while serving as a Platoon Medic in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM 10-11 in Ospana Malakh 9, Laghman Province, Afghanistan. Specialist Dybdahl's outstanding medical skill, calm and bravery under intense enemy fire and dedication to duty to excellence reflects distinct credit upon him, Task Force "IRON GRAY," Task Force "BASTOGNE," the Combined Joint Task Force 101, and the United States Army.

General Orders: Permanent Order 276-118 (October 3, 2010)

Action Date: September 5, 2010

Service: Army

Rank: Specialist

Company: Headquarters and Headquarters Company

Battalion: 1st Battalion

Regiment: 102d Infantry Regiment