A seasoned Army noncommissioned officer was killed in Afghanistan Monday on his eighth deployment, the service announced.
Sgt. 1st Class Michael James Goble, 33, was killed in an attack for which the Taliban claimed credit, in Afghanistan's Kunduz province, to the north. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.
CRESTVIEW, Fla. — A former support soldier with the Army's 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) has been acquitted of charges that he sexually assaulted two young girls at his Crestview residence two years ago.
Master Sgt. Matthew Williams was presented with the Medal of Honor in a ceremony at the White House on Wednesday, as President Donald Trump recognized his "incredible heroism" in battle.
"Matt, we salute your unyielding service, your unbreakable resolve, and your untiring devotion to our great nation and the nation that we all love. Your spirit keeps our flag waving high, our families safe at home, and our hearts beating with American pride," President Trump said. "On behalf of the entire nation, our great U.S.A., our incredible United States of America, we are forever grateful for your life of service and your outstanding courage."