Eight Air Commandos received the Distinguished Flying Cross or Air Medal during a ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Florida, June 22, 2021. The Airmen formed the crew of Shadow 71, an AC-130J Ghostrider flight that directly supported American and Afghan forces during an ambush and subsequent firefight, repeatedly engaging multiple enemy positions while simultaneously coordinating a multitude of other support functions in the air. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Victor J. Caputo)

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Photo by: Tech. Sgt. Victor J. Caputo |  VIRIN: 210622-F-AM292-1006.JPG