Re-dedication of Staff Sergeant Michael Ollis Weapons Range

FORT DRUM, NY – The 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division will host a re-dedication ceremony for the Staff Sergeant Michael Ollis Weapons Range 1:00 p.m., September 26, 2019.

The re-dedication ceremony is to recognize the upgrade of Staff Sergeant Ollis’s Silver Star award to the Distinguished Service Cross.

Staff Sergeant Ollis posthumously received the Silver Star after becoming mortally wounded while shielding a Polish Army lieutenant from a suicide bomber while deployed to Afghanistan in 2013.

The event will include a unit foot-march to the ceremony location, key speakers and a plaque unveiling.