Some of Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s most elite and secretive soldiers took to Stadium High School Friday night to shed some light on their latest deployment to Afghanistan.
After 10 years of war, the event was the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment’s first post-deployment awards ceremony to take place in a public setting. They hope the appearance will help the public get a better understanding of the country’s Special Operations Forces.
“To a lot of people, we’re kind of like this dark matter nobody understands,” said Capt. Brendan McCarthy, 26, of Tacoma. “It’s good to be here showcasing ourselves because, I …