Samuel Crockett

Specialist Samuel Crockett, US Army
Silver Star — Awarded for Actions During the Global War on Terror

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918 (amended by an act of July 25, 1963), takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to Specialist Samuel Rae Crockett, United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in connection with military operations against the enemy on 5 October 2013 as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician while deployed to Afghanistan. Specialist Crockett knowing the existence of potential explosive hazards on the HLZ, infiltrated the target area in advance of the 18 members of the quick reaction force. Specialist Crockett deliberately cleared an insertion point while operating in limited visibility and brown out conditions. SC Crockett deliberately cleared a forty meter path for the quick reaction force to a casualty collection point and without hesitation began clearance Read more »