Honoring a Hero: Aviator Receives Metal Six Decades Overdue

Guests applaud during retired Maj. Joe Campbell’s Distinguished Flying Cross Award Ceremony at his residence in Shreveport, La., May 18, 2017. Campbell was diagnosed with cancer 2016; with the diagnosis, family members reviewed his military records and discovered the medal was awarded but never presented. With the recent discovery, Barksdale Air Force Base leadership presented the award during a private ceremony at the Campbell residence. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Mozer O. Da Cunha)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Mozer O. Da Cunha
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