Courageous Airmen, locals receive recognition

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Shawn Gilman, 18th Medical Operations Squadron aeorspace medical service craftsman, receives the Air Force Commendation medal from Brig. Gen. James Hecker, 18th Wing commander, on Kadena Air Base, Japan, Sept. 12, 2014. Gilmans ability to think and act quickly proved instrumental to the rescue of two security forces members trapped inside a flooding guard shack July 9, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Stephen G. Eigel/Released)

PHOTO BY: Airman st Class Stephen G. EigelReleased
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