SOFX ALERT
Two former special tactics airmen receive Air Force Crosses | Air Force Times
Photo Credit: Courtesy photos

Two former special tactics airmen receive Air Force Crosses | Air Force Times

For the first time, two airmen were awarded Air Force Crosses at the same ceremony for acts of valor during separate events in Afghanistan.
Retired Master Sgt. Keary Miller. a pararescueman assigned to the 123rd Special Tactics Squadron in 2002, fought in the 17-hour battle that has become known as the Battle of Robert’s Ridge.

Staff Sgt. Chris Baradat, a combat controller assigned to the 21st Expeditionary Special Tactics Squadron, directed 13 releases of 500-pound bombs and more than 1,100 rounds from A-10s and AC-130s during three hours of fighting in 2013.

Source: Two former special tactics airmen receive Air Force Crosses