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02-02-2004, 07:08

Adamec earns Silver Star
21 Oct 2003

Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Adamec, a weapons sergeant in 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, was awarded the Silver Star Sept. 10 for his actions during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

He destroyed four Iraqi armored personnel carriers and one enemy position with Javelin anti-tank missiles while under fire when his team attacked a fortified ridgeline in northern Iraq. Those actions helped secure an intersection linking Mosul and Kirkuk, Iraq.

Adamec doesn't think the medal is about him though.

"Every single unit functions as a team on some level," said Adamec. "Most of the awards people get, I do believe, is not just on them, it's a direct reflection on the abilities of the people around them to do their job."