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December 27, 2023

Afghan Withdrawal Nets Distinguished Flying Crosses, Bronze Stars

Make No Mistake, We Should Have Done This Last Year Immediately After The Operation

The Air Force announced the issuance of a dozen Distinguished Flying Crosses and 4 Bronze Stars to airmen involved in Operation Allies Refuge. Air Mobility Command approved the honors in a final awards board, along with 208 air medals and 73 Meritorious Service Medals. The awards will go to recognize the efforts of security forces, medical personnel, tanker crews, loadmasters, and maintainers vital to the pullout. Those recommended for the awards allowed thousands of Americans, Afghans, and partners to escape the fall of Kabul in relative safety. 

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Army Releases Apache Crash Report

One Of The Colliding Apaches Lost Sight Of The Lead Following A Turn

A mid-air Apache collision that killed 3 last April has been investigated by the Army, with the internal report released via a FOIA request. The incident occurred when 14 AH-64 Apaches were heading through an Alaskan mountain range at about 250 feet AGL at the time of the collision. The 14 Apaches had taken off from the Donnelly Training Area, planning to transit the Alaska Range on their way to Nenana, then Fairbanks International Airport on to Ladd Field by Fort Wainwright.   

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