Monthly Archives: July 2017

Takur Ghar – 17 Hours on a Mountain Top

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla.  Fifteen years after a 17-hour battle on an Afghan mountaintop, a pararescueman’s extraordinary heroism is recognized with an Air Force Cross, following a service-wide review of medals awarded since 9/11. Then-Tech. Sgt. Keary Miller --against overwhelming odds and a barrage of heavy fire from Al Qaeda militants-- dashed through deep snow into…
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