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23rd STS combat controller awarded two Bronze Stars, Purple Heart

Col. Bradley Thompson, 720th Special Tactics Group commander, presents Staff Sgt. Dean Conner, 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, with a Bronze Star Medal during a ceremony here July 21. The combat controller was also awarded a Bronze Star with Valor and a Purple Heart. "Our Airmen constantly put the team before themselves ? always," said Colonel Thompson. "Dean was doing exactly that when he was wounded twice in nearly a week?s time.? (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Emily Moore)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Emily Moore
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