Air Force Photos

Air commandos with the 4th Special Operations Squadron were presented with two Distinguished Flying Cross medals and 12 Air Medals by Lt. Gen. Jim Slife, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 2, 2020. The AC-130U “Spooky” Gunship crew of Spooky 41 was recognized for their exemplary performance and battlefield coordination during a nine-hour mass casualty firefight during Operation Freedom’s Sentinel near Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, from April 3-4, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joseph P. Leveille)