Gen. Mike Holmes, the Air Combat Command commander, presents retired Lt. Col. Gregory Thornton with the Silver Star medal during a ceremony at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Dayton, Ohio, June 30, 2017. Thornton received the Silver Star for his actions on April 6, 2003, while supporting ‘Advance 33,’ the call sign for a ground forward air controller attached to Task Force 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor, during combat operations in Iraq. The Silver Star is the third-highest combat decoration for gallantry in action that can be awarded to a member of the U.S. Armed Forces. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Wesley Farnsworth)
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