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Grateful thanks for a job well done

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Sgt. 1st Class Michael McElhiney, right, is congratulated by Army Chief of Staff Gen. Eric K. Shinseki Tuesday at Fort Campbell, Ky., after being awarded the Bronze Star with "V-Device" for bravery while participating in the war on terrorism in Afghanistan. During the ceremony, McElhiney was also awarded the Purple Heart, for wounds resulting in the loss of an arm during combat operations. McElhiney was one of 13 Army special forces soldiers and two Air Force Special Operations airmen honored at Fort Campbell.