Senior Airman Mark Forester – American hero

Senior Airman Mark Forester, USAF was posthumously decorated with the Silver Star for gallantry in action in Afghanistan.


This image was taken on Senior Airman Mark Forester’s camera the same day he and Army Sgt. First Class Calvin Harrison, (pictured to the left) were killed. Forester was awarded the Silver Star posthumously for leading the team to rescue his fallen comrade, Harrison. Forester was fatally shot by enemy sniper fire in the rescue attempt during the battle Sept. 29, 2010 in Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan.

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