Another Good Military Story Missed by the Media

Posted: 26 Jul 2008 07:09 AM CDT

Heck, we here at B5 even missed it….almost.

CPT Brian Erickson received the Distinguished Flying Cross two weeks ago, for action in Afghanistan against an enemy who had pinned down a German Reconstruction Team.  Good flying CPT Erickson.

On Oct. 16, 2006, Erickson and a wingman were called in to help six German soldiers pinned down by insurgents firing rockets, machine guns and small-arms.

As Captain Erickson flew his A-10 deep into the moonless valley, the only light on the ground was from insurgent weapons-fire,” the Air Force reported.

And then there’s this one.

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