Sgt. 1st Class Matthew McClintock was posthumously awarded the Silver Star, the nation's third-highest award for valor, for his actions during an hours-long firefight in southern Afghanistan - McClintock, a Special Forces engineer sergeant, was killed Jan. And laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery. "He died saving his friend's life and went out [under fire] knowing that he could get hurt," McClintock's wife, Alexandra, told Army Times - McClintock, 30, was assigned to 1st Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group. He was killed and two others were wounded Jan. 5 in hours-long fighting near the city of Marjah, in Afghanistan's Helmand province - You will not be forgotten.
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