01 May '12, 6pm

A Soldier recently received a Broken Wing Award. If you don't know what that is, find out here:

A Soldier recently received a Broken Wing Award. If you don't know what that is, find out here:

FORT RUCKER, Ala. (April 26, 2012) -- Friends and Family members gathered at the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center for a ceremony to recognize and honor one of its extraordinary Aviators April 17. CW3 Gabriel Torney, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command capability manager for reconnaissance and attack, received the Army Aviation Broken Wing Award for performing with extraordinary skill, judgment and technique during an in-flight emergency in spite of extreme circumstances that might have led to catastrophic results, according to the citation that was read during the ceremony, which added that the successful landing was achieved through the application of the "highest degree of proficiency and discretion." "I'm very honored to receive this award," said Torney. "It's one of those awards that you don't really want to get, like the Purple Heart, but it still gives yo...

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/78670/

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