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SOST member awarded Bronze Star Medal for life-saving actions

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. J Hall, a Special Operations Surgical Team surgical technician with the 720th Operations Support Squadron, receives the Bronze Star Medal from U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kevin Webb, the director of operations for SOST, during a presentation ceremony at the Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education, Miami, Florida, May 23, 2019. Hall was presented a BSM for his life-saving battlefield surgery actions while deployed in 2016. Special Operations Surgical Teams are highly-mobile, tailorable teams of surgical and emergency specialists trained to provide life-saving surgical care and trauma resuscitation on or near the battlefield. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Yates)

A family member of U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. J Hall, a Special Operations Surgical Team surgical technician with the 720th Operations Support Squadron, holds a challenge coin presented by U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kevin Webb, the director of operations for SOST, during a Bronze Star Medal presentation ceremony at the Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education, Miami, Florida, May 23, 2019. Hall was presented a BSM for his life-saving battlefield surgery actions while deployed in 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Yates)

Family members of U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. J Hall, a Special Operations Surgical Team surgical technician with the 720th Operations Support Squadron, were presented with challenge coins from U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kevin Webb, the director of operations for SOST, during a Bronze Star Medal presentation ceremony at the Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education, Miami, Florida, May 23, 2019. Hall was presented a BSM for his life-saving battlefield surgery actions while deployed in 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Yates)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. J Hall, a Special Operations Surgical Team surgical technician with the 720th Operations Support Squadron, is presented the Bronze Star Medal by U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kevin Webb, the director of operations for SOST, during a presentation ceremony at the Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education, Miami, Florida, May 23, 2019. Hall was presented a BSM for his life-saving battlefield surgery actions while deployed in 2016. Special Operations Surgical Teams are highly-mobile, tailorable teams of surgical and emergency specialists trained to provide life-saving surgical care and trauma resuscitation on or near the battlefield. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Yates)

U.S. Air Force Special Operations Surgical Team members pose for a photo after a Bronze Star Medal presentation ceremony at the Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education, Miami, Florida, May 23, 2019. U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. J Hall, a SOST surgical technician with the 720th Operations Support Squadron, was awarded a BSM for his life-saving battlefield surgery actions while deployed in 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Yates)

A Bronze Star Medal lies on a table prior to a presentation ceremony at the Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education, Miami, Florida, May 23, 2019. U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. J Hall, a SOST surgical technician with the 720th Operations Support Squadron, was awarded a BSM for his life-saving battlefield surgery actions while deployed in 2016. The BSM is a decoration awarded to members of the United States Armed Forces for either heroic achievement, heroic service, meritorious achievement, or meritorious service in a combat zone. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Yates)

MIAMI, Fla. --

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. J Hall, a Special Operations Surgical Team surgical technician with the 720th Operations Support Squadron, receives the Bronze Star Medal from U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kevin Webb, the director of operations for SOST, during a presentation ceremony at the Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education, Miami, Florida, May 23, 2019. Hall was presented a BSM for his life-saving battlefield surgery actions while deployed in 2016. Special Operations Surgical Teams are highly-mobile, tailorable teams of surgical and emergency specialists trained to provide life-saving surgical care and trauma resuscitation on or near the battlefield.