321st STS Air Commandos earn Bronze Star

U.S. Air Force Col. Matthew Smith, left, 352d Special Operations Wing commander, pins the Bronze Star Medal on U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Clinton Kennedy, right, 321st Special Tactic Squadron, June 27, 2017, on RAF Mildenhall, England. While deployed, Kennedy exhibited meritorious service during combat operations, thus earning the Bronze Star Medal. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tenley Long)

U.S. Air Force Col. Matthew Smith, left, 352d Special Operations Wing commander, pins the Bronze Star Medal on U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Clinton Kennedy, right, 321st Special Tactic Squadron, June 27, 2017, on RAF Mildenhall, England. While deployed, Kennedy exhibited meritorious service during combat operations, thus earning the Bronze Star Medal. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tenley Long)

U.S. Air Force Col. Matthew Smith, left, 352d Special Operations Wing commander, pins the Bronze Star Medal on U.S. Air Force Capt. Anthony Chiaro, right, 321st Special Tactic Squadron, June 27, 2017, on RAF Mildenhall, England. While deployed, Chiaro exhibited meritorious service during combat operations, thus earning the Bronze Star Medal. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tenley Long)

U.S. Air Force Col. Matthew Smith, left, 352d Special Operations Wing commander, pins the Bronze Star Medal on U.S. Air Force Capt. Anthony Chiaro, right, 321st Special Tactic Squadron, June 27, 2017, on RAF Mildenhall, England. While deployed, Chiaro exhibited meritorious service during combat operations, thus earning the Bronze Star Medal. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tenley Long)

U.S. Air Force Col. Matthew Smith, left, 352d Special Operations Wing commander, pins the Bronze Star Medal on U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Joshua Kirby, right, 321st Special Tactic Squadron, June 27, 2017, on RAF Mildenhall, England. While deployed, Kirby exhibited meritorious service during combat operations, thus earning the Bronze Star Medal. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tenley Long)

U.S. Air Force Col. Matthew Smith, left, 352d Special Operations Wing commander, pins the Bronze Star Medal on U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Joshua Kirby, right, 321st Special Tactic Squadron, June 27, 2017, on RAF Mildenhall, England. While deployed, Kirby exhibited meritorious service during combat operations, thus earning the Bronze Star Medal. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tenley Long)

A Bronze Star Medal rests on a table during the award presentation ceremony for three Air Commandos from the 352d Special Operations Wing June 27, 2017, on RAF Mildenhall, England. The Medal is awarded to any person who, after December 6, 1941, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States, distinguishes himself or herself by heroic or meritorious achievement or service, not involving participation in aerial flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tenley Long)

A Bronze Star Medal rests on a table during the award presentation ceremony for three Air Commandos from the 352d Special Operations Wing June 27, 2017, on RAF Mildenhall, England. The Medal is awarded to any person who, after December 6, 1941, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States, distinguishes himself or herself by heroic or meritorious achievement or service, not involving participation in aerial flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tenley Long)

RAF Mildenhall -- A Bronze Star Medal was awarded to three Air Commandos from the 352d Special Operations Wing at a ceremony June 27, 2017, on RAF Mildenhall, England.

The Medal is awarded to any person who, after December 6, 1941, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States, distinguishes himself or herself by heroic or meritorious achievement or service, not involving participation in aerial flight.

U.S. Air Force Capt. Anthony Chiaro, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Joshua Kirby, and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Clinton Kennedy, all from the 321st Special Tactics Squadron, exhibited meritorious service during combat operations, thus earning the Bronze Star Medal.