24th SOW renames training facility after fallen STO
By Senior Airman Miranda Mahoney and Airman 1st Class Amanda Flower-Rashcella, 1st Special Operations Wing Public Affairs
/ Published May 18, 2021
HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. --
A Special Tactics Training Squadron facility is renamed after U.S. Air Force Capt. Matthew Roland, a special tactics officer who died in combat near Camp Antonik, Afghanistan, Aug. 26, 2015, at Hurlburt Field, Florida, May 6, 2021. Roland was awarded the Silver Star Medal June 1, 2016, for his courageous actions on that fateful day in 2015.