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Why this Air Force commando who fought with a shot lung doesn’t count deployments
“Even if you go once, you did more than most."
Special Tactics airman awarded Air Force Cross for saving Green Beret team in desperate 8-hour firefight
“I knew then that I had to go get to my teammates and help them."
Airman to receive Air Force Cross for heroic actions during enemy ambush in Afghanistan
"Germanovich directed his team’s withdrawal, then traversed 700 meters carrying a casualty up a mountain to a helicopter landing zone while directing close air support."
The Air Force could potentially upgrade ‘a few’ valor awards to the Medal of Honor
"I'm not going to give you a name. I'll just tell you we have a few right now that we're looking at."
JTAC to receive Air Force Cross for valor in deadly firefight against ISIS in Afghanistan
Kentucky Air National Guard Special Ops Tech. Sgt. Daniel Keller is set to receive the nation's second-highest award for valor, the Air Force Cross, on Friday for his heroism in helping to medevac fallen troops during that battle in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province
On A CIA Mission In Laos This Airman Held Off An Assault For Hours With Just A Radio And An M-16
On March 11, 1968, on a remote mountain top in Laos called Lima Site 85, Air Force Chief Master Sgt....
Air Force Cross Recipient: It’s ‘Remarkable’ A Fellow Airman Is Up For The Medal Of Honor
Editor’s Note: This article by Oriana Pawlyk originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and veteran community. Air...
A Vietnam War Hero Discusses How The Nature Of Combat Has Changed Over The Years
Perhaps the most telling thing about “Courage in Combat” lies in the upcoming book’s dedication: “To the select few who...
UNSUNG HEROES: The Air Commando Who Called In Crucial Air Support After Taking A Grenade Blast
On Sept. 21, 2014, Tech. Sgt. Matthew J. Greiner was engaged in an operation in Helmand, Afghanistan, when his team...
UNSUNG HEROES: This Airman Exposed Himself To Extreme Enemy Fire To Protect Wounded Comrades
When Master Sgt. Ivan Ruiz saw two soldiers fall wounded amid a withering crossfire of enemy bullets and grenades in...