Army Master Sgt. Matthew Williams Receives Medal of Honor
October 31, 2019
October 30, 2019 - Scenes of U.S. Army Master Sgt. Matthew O. Williams being presented the Medal of Honor by President Donald J. Trump ... as his family, fellow Green Beret soldiers, other Medal of Honor recipients, Army leaders, and other government officials proudly witness him being recognized as one of the United State's greatest hero in the East Room of the White House. Master Sgt. Matthew Williams received the honor for his actions during April 2008 Battle of Shok Valley in the Nuristan Province of Afghanistan.
Williams’ other awards and decorations include... the Silver Star, Bronze Star Medal with two Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with two Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal with Bronze Clasp and four Loops, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with three Bronze Service Stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon with Numeral “4,” Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon with Numeral “3,” Valorous Unit Award, Combat Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge, and Special Forces Tab.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from Official White House photos by Amy Rossetti and Shealah Craighead