Five members of an Air Force Special Operations Surgical Team received Bronze Star medals Tuesday for their work in the Middle East.

Emergency medicine physician Lt. Col. Ben Mitchell, nurse anesthetist Lt. Col. Matthew Uber, surgeon Maj. Justin Manley, and emergency room nurse Capt. Cade Reedy of the 720th Operations Support Squadron all received medals at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital.

Bronze medals are the military’s fourth-highest combat medal for heroism.

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