33rd RQS crew earns MacKay Trophy

Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. Norton Schwartz stands with three of the four members of Pedro 16, an HH-60G Pavehawk crew from the 33rd Rescue Squadron at Kadena Air Base Japan, May 1, 2010 in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. The crew was honored with the Jolly Green Association Award at this event for a mission to rescue Army Soldiers and fellow Airmen July 29, 2009 during their deployment to Kandahar Air Base, Afghanistan. They were subsequently named as the winners of the MacKay trophy for that same mission. Pictured with Gen. Schwartz from left to right are 1st Lt. Lucas Will, Master Sgt. Dustin Thomas, and Staff Sgt. Tim Philpott. Not pictured is Capt Robert Rosebrough. (Courtesy Photo)

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