Friday, June 10, 2011

Major Daniel J. Knaup receives the Bronze Star Medal

Major Knaup received the Bronze Star for service from July 10, 2010 to June 1, 2011, “for exceptionally meritorious service while serving as the 643rd Regional Support Group and the Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan Base Chaplain in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. His dedication to duty and selfless service enhanced operational support and ensured mission accomplishment during the unit’s support of combat operations in Afghanistan. His actions are in keeping with the finest traditions of military service and reflect distinct credit upon himself, the Joint Sustainment Command – Afghanistan and the United States Army.”

Major Knaup was also awarded the Non-Article 5 NATO Medal for service with NATO in relation to the ISAF Operation, and the Combat Action Badge for being “personally present and actively engaging or being engaged by the enemy.”

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