Monday, October 7, 2013

DFC to be presented

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- The Distinguished Flying Cross will be presented Oct. 11 to Capt. John D. Easton of the 86th Fighter Weapon Squadron. He is being honored for achievement while participating in aerial flight to successfully strike a strategic surface-to-air missile site in Libya. The DFC is awarded to any officer or enlisted man of the Armed Forces of the United States who distinguishes himself in actual combat in support of operations by heroism or extraordinary achievement while participating in an aerial flight. (Source: Eglin Air Force Base, 10/07/13)