12 Apr '12, 6pm

Follow up on #grad getting the #AirForceCross. @KOAA_5 @kktv11news @KRDONC13 @FOX21News @csgazette @KDVR @denverpost

Follow up on #grad getting the #AirForceCross. @KOAA_5 @kktv11news @KRDONC13 @FOX21News @csgazette @KDVR @denverpost

-- In a harrowing 10-hour battle amidst more than 100 insurgents, a special tactics officer kept the enemy at bay with a little help from above. Capt. Barry F. Crawford Jr. was awarded the Air Force Cross during a Pentagon ceremony April 12 for his heroic actions controlling the air space and calling in airstrikes during the 2010 battle in Afghanistan, which allowed his special operations team to get out of the kill zone and ultimately saved the lives of his American comrades. While assigned to the 23rd Expeditionary Special Tactics Squadron, Crawford was the Joint Terminal Attack Controller for an Army special forces and Afghan commando team. Crawford called in multiple fixed and rotary wing air assets, allowing for the safe return of all U.S. forces, the evacuation of two Afghan commandos killed in action, and the rescue of three other wounded Afghan commandos. "Captain ...

Full article: http://www.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123297774

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Special tactics officer receives AF Cross

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armytimes.com 12 Apr '12, 9pm

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