Washington airman posthumously gets Bronze Star - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Washington airman posthumously gets Bronze Star

Staff Sgt. Timothy Davis Staff Sgt. Timothy Davis

MONTESANO, Wash. (AP) -  At the Montesano High School gymnasium, where he once excelled as a wrestler, Air Force Staff Sgt. Timothy Davis of Montesano was posthumously awarded a Bronze Star for valor and a Purple Heart.

The medals were presented Saturday to his wife, Meagan, of Spokane. The 28-year-old Davis was killed by a bomb Feb. 20 in Afghanistan.

Family, lifelong friends and military friends were among those who mourned his loss. Every bleacher and every chair in the gym was filled at the high school, where Davis graduated in 1999.

Davis was a member of the Air Force's Special Tactics team, an elite group with only 300 members. At least 80 team members, in scarlet berets, came to pay their final respects.

In addition to his wife, Davis left a 1-year-old son, his mother, Sally Sheldon of Aberdeen and father Mike Davis of Ocean Shores.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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