Robins Air Force Base, Ga. - On Monday at 1 p.m., Staff Sgt. Stephen J.
Herron was presented a Bronze Star medal for his actions during a recent
deployment to Afghanistan.
That's according to a Robins Air Force Base news release.
Col Joseph H. Scherrer, 689th Combat Communications Wing commander,
presented the medal at a commander's call at Robins' south training area.
Herron was deployed for seven months as the communications
noncommissioned officer to the 466A Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight, at a
forward operating base. As the only communications member assigned, he was
responsible for ensuring operational capability for the task force's
dedicated counter-improvised explosive device forces.
After receiving the medal, Herron said, "I provided them with a few
things that helped them out. Obviously, I'm not Superman. I couldn't get