Air Force Cross Presentation

U.S. Air Force Colonel Daniel Marino, Vice Commander 175th Wing, Maryland Air Guard congratulated Captain Barry F. Crawford, Jr. from the same unit in the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes. Captain Crawford was awarded the Air Force Cross and Purple Heart for his extraordinary heroism in military operations against an armed enemy of the United States as Special Tactics Officer near Lagham Province, Afghanistan, on May 4, 2010. Captain Crawford is credited for taking decisive action to save the lives of three wounded Afghan soldiers and evacuate two Afghan soldiers killed in action. Captain Crawford is fifth recipient since 9/11 to receive the Air Force Cross. (National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Ed Bard)

PHOTO BY: Master Sgt. Ed Bard
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