FOR EXCEPTIONALLY VALOROUS ACTION IN THE FACE OF OVERWHELMING ODDS AND DIRECT HOSTILE AGGRESSION AS THE COMMUNICATIONS SERGEANT FOR AN ADVANCED TEAM CONDUCTING COMBINED COMBAT OPERATIONS IN AFGHANISTAN. STAFF SERGEANT MILLER'S EXCEPTIONAL COURAGE, DEDICATION TO MISSION, AND PERSONAL SACRIFICE DIRECTLY CONTRIBUTED TO THE SUCCESSFULL EVACUATION AND TREATMENT OF 14 AMERICANS AND 28 NORTHERN ALLIANCE SOLDIERS. HIS REMARKABLE PERFORMANCE AND SELFLESS COMMITMENT TO HIS FELLOW COMRADES-IN-ARMS ENHANCED CRITICAL OPERATIONS AND SIMULTANEOUSLY PREVENTED THE LOSS OF LIFE. STAFF SERGEANT MILLER'S ACTIONS WHILE ENGAGED IN COMBAT OPERATIONS DURING OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM REFLECT GREAT CREDIT UPON HIM, THE 5TH SPECIAL FORCES GROUP (AIRBORNE) AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.
Meritorious service as Communications Manager, 5th Special Forces Group from XXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXXX. During this period, Master Sergeant Charles D. Walker directed unit civilian and active duty personnel as team leader during wartime deployment greatly improving contingency knowledge. Surpassing all expectations, Sergeant Walker's hands-on leadership was the catalyst for the entire effort. He coordinated and supported 5th Special Forces Group wartime communication plans, training, planning, and resolved communications problems that threatened the unit mission ensuring 100% reliable communications. Sergeant Walker's efforts were directly responsible for attaining 100% operational status in less than 6 months. Master Sergeant Walker's leadership and loyal devotion to duty during this period reflect credit upon himself, 5th Special Forces Group and the United States Army.