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October 22, 2018

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Logistics Officer With Fulton Ties Receives Bronze Star

</p> <p>Capt. Carl Close (right), from the 92nd Logistic Readiness Squadron, and Col. Robert Thomas, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, pose with a Bronze Star medal certificate signifying Captain Closes’ meritorious service work while forward deployed to a combat environment. The captain received the medal for his service in Afghanistan April 2007 – April 2008, where he was the Embedded Training Team Senior Fuels Mentor for the Afghan National Army’s Forward Support Depot in Kandahar. (U.S. Air Force photo / Airman 1st Class Melissa Barnett)</p>

After a year’s stay in the southern desert of Afghanistan, Capt. Carl Close, 92nd Logistic Readiness officer, returned home to his wife a combat-experienced Airman. But on Monday afternoon, Oct. 6, Captain Close was recognized in front of family and peers for his outstanding accomplishments in support of Operation Enduring Freedom with a Bronze Star medal, signifying his achievements during deployment.