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Northwest Florida Daily News
Remembering a 'fighter pilot King Kong'later did she realize that the passing of her husband — a Vietnam war hero whos
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
later did she realize that the passing of her husband — a Vietnam war hero whose exploits as an F-4E pilot earned him the Air Force Cross and whose service included time at Eglin Air Force Base — had come on Veterans Day. It wasn’t something she... Read more
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The Hill
What we should learn from our nation’s veteransCongressional Medal of Honor and each service’s highest award for valor (Army D
The Hill / Posted 16 days ago
Congressional Medal of Honor and each service’s highest award for valor (Army Distinguished Service Cross, Navy Cross and Air Force Cross). Only two one-hundredths of one percent of those who have served in the military in our nation’s entire... Read more
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The Columbian
Families of service members missing in action still have hopeclimbing aboard. Even though Etchberger deserved the Medal of Honor, Ann Holla
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
climbing aboard. Even though Etchberger deserved the Medal of Honor, Ann Holland said, his family originally received the Air Force Cross. That’s because defense officials back then didn’t want Lima Site 85 in the news, even in a medal ceremony,... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
October 27Soviet-supplied surface-to-air missile. By order of President John F. Kennedy,
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 29 days ago
Soviet-supplied surface-to-air missile. By order of President John F. Kennedy, Anderson was posthumously awarded the first Air Force Cross, as well as the Air Force Distinguished Service Medal, the Purple Heart, and the Cheney Award. [ + -... Read more

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