November 11, 2016
Jack White, then a sergeant first class, at a remote observation post in Afghanistan that would later be attacked by Taliban fighters, who were repelled due in large measure to White's actions.
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Honoring All Who Served
That night, White and 18 other soldiers on a tiny observation post near the Pakistan border turned back an enemy force of 105 Taliban fighters who attacked from a ridge with small-arms fire, RPK machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades.