Tue, Oct

President confers Baryal Medal on Gen. Reeder


president-ghani-reward-gen-reeder-with-medalPresident Ashraf Ghani on Sunday conferred the first degree Baryal Medal, Afghanistan's highest award for public service, on NATO special operations unit commander in Afghanistan Gen. Edward M. Reeder in recognition of his services including training Afghan forces.

A statement from the Presidential Palace said the president awarded the medal to Gen. Reeder at a special ceremony at the palace.

Gen. Reeder was decorated with the highest award in recognition of his services and counter-terrorism efforts under Article 62 of the Constitution, the statement said.