Category Archives: History and Heritage

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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The Walk of Heroes

Help the PJ Association to raise the funds to support the Walk of Heroes Air Force Cross Monuments The Walk of Heroes - The Walk of Heroes in Heritage Park, which features monuments for all enlisted AF Cross recipients, is growing.  We have contacted our source to create 2 new marble monuments for AF Cross…
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