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Viper Pilot Earns Distinguished Flying Cross

Milton, Fla, native, Maj. Richard D. Joyce (left), an AH-1W Super Cobra pilot with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169, Marine Aircraft Group 40, Marine Expeditionary Brigade - Afghanistan, received the Distinguished Flying Cross with combat distinguished device for his heroic actions in support of ground troops during Operation Iraqi Freedom March 2007. Joyce's former commander, Army Col. Clayton M. Hutmacher, commanding officer of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), flew to Afghanistan to present the award to the Florida State University alumni.



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This work, Viper Pilot Earns Distinguished Flying Cross, by Roman Yurek, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.27.2009

Date Posted:09.19.2009 07:02

Photo ID:205083

VIRIN:090919-M-#####-002

Resolution:750x563

Size:434.53 KB

Location:CAMP LEATHERNECK, AFGlobe

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