Amarillo Soldier Receives Silver Star Award

NewsChannel 10
By KFDA Assignments Desk

Amarillo, Texas - SSGT Brent Schneider has been awarded the Silver Star for his courage and bravery while fighting in the Global War on Terror. U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates awarded Schneider and several others with the award on Tuesday, December 7th in Afghanistan.

This is not the first award for Schneider. Earlier this year, he was awarded the Bronze Star for his bravery in a separate mission. The Silver Star is the third highest honor in the United States military.

From all of us at NewsChannel 10 Media, thank you for your service and congratulations!