Sgt. Sar stood at attention as he received the Silver Star, the nation's fourth-highest award for valor in combat. He was a reluctant recipient. He felt that what he had done that day in Afghanistan was "just my duty as a soldier, protecting my guys like they protect me."
OpinionJournal - Federation: "'it's a small price to pay for this country that I love more than my birthplace, this country that has given me so much.'"