Since September 11, 2001, Air Force Special Tactics have been involved in nearly every major operation, and average a member being killed or wounded-in-action every 1.15 months. Special Tactics airmen have received 10 Air Force Crosses, 34 Silver Stars, over 600 Bronze Stars, along with hundreds of Bronze Stars with Valor and Purple Hearts. Special Tactics is among the most highly decorated units in the United States Armed Forces, and is the most decorated organization in the Air Force.