Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, incoming commander for Air Education and Training Command, presents the Silver Star to Technical Sgt. Michael Perolio from the Special Warfare Training Wing, during a ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland’s Gateway Club July 18, 2019. Perolio was presented the Silver Star in connection to military operations against an armed enemy in Afghanistan Jan. 11, 2018, during Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Perolio was part of a five-man element of American special operators and partner force representatives conducting key leader engagement with local militia forces. In addition to the Silver Star, Perolio was also presented a Bronze Star for his service across the Afghanistan deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Sarayuth Pinthong)