Missile Cop Gets Bronze:

The Air Force has awarded a Bronze Star medal to MSgt. Paul Tranetzke for his actions while deployed from the 341st Missile Security Forces Squadron at Malmstrom AFB, Mont., to Al Kasik, Iraq. SrA. Eydie Sakura reports that Tranetzke led a four-man team training Iraqi soldiers in base defense and outside-the-wire patrols. He led more than 900 combat missions and led convoys safely through numerous small arms and IED attacks.