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Medal Ceremony

Combat controllers with the Oregon Air National Guard's 125th Special Tactics Squadron assemble for a group photo with Air National Guard Director Lt. Gen. Stanley E. Clarke III (third from left) and Air National Guard Command Chief Master Sergeant James W. Hotaling (center) following an award ceremony, March 24, 2014, at the 41st Infantry Division Armed Forces Reserve Center at Camp Withycombe, in Clackamas, Ore. From left: Staff Sgt. Christopher Jones received the Bronze Star with Valor and first Oak Leaf Cluster; Staff Sgt. Matthew Matlock received the Bronze Star Medal with Valor and second Oak Leaf Cluster; Lt. Gen. Stanley Clarke; Chief Master Sergeant James Hotaling (a former Oregon Air Guard 125th STS member); Tech. Sgt. Doug Matthews received the rarely awarded Silver Star; and Tech. Sgt. George Thompson received the Bronze Star. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. John Hughel, 142nd Fighter Wing Public Affairs/Released)

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