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RELEASE NUMBER: 131105-01
DATE POSTED: NOVEMBER 5, 2013

MEDIA ADVISORY: U.S. Army Special Forces Command to unveil Task Force Dagger Memorial Stone

FORT BRAGG, N.C.(USASOC News Service, Nov. 5, 2013) – The U.S. Army Special Forces Command (Airborne) will hold a memorial stone dedication ceremony honoring Task Force Dagger for their actions in Afghanistan from October 2001 to April 2002 on Nov. 7, at Meadows Fields Memorial Plaza on Ft. Bragg at 1 p.m.

Brig. Gen. Darsie Rogers, USASFC (A) commanding general, will host the ceremony. 

The stone represents the men of Task Force Dagger and their actions in Afghanistan which led to the fall of a terrorist government in Central Asia and the eviction of al Qaida leadership from Afghanistan. 

FOR THE MEDIA: Media wishing to cover the ceremony should contact the Public Affairs Office at (910) 908-3947 by 5 p.m. Nov. 6.  Media will meet PAO at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, at Stryker Golf Course on Bragg Boulevard for convoy to the ceremony.