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'It's OK If I Die, I've Given Back More Than I've Received'

Published On: Jul 25 2014 09:24:24 PM AKDT   Updated On: Jul 25 2014 09:24:55 PM AKDT

Master Sgt. Roger Sparks and other members of the 212th Rescue Squadron were put into an impossible situation in the Watapur Valley of Afghanistan in 2010. Their actions while under fire were acknowledged when Sparks received a Silver Star. (Austin Baird/Rick Schleyer/Shawn Wilson)