Thursday, July 12, 2012

Eglin medics get Bronze Stars

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Two combat medics received Bronze Stars during a ceremony Wednesday at Eglin Air Force Base. Between them, Lt. Col. Patrick Brannan and Maj. Richard Barnett performed more than 1,000 surgeries on wounded service members and nationals in Afghanistan. The Bronze Star is the ninth highest honor conferred by the armed services. (Source: Northwest Florida Daily News, 07/11/12)