Hurlburt aircrews honored for rescue

Tomassi, Tech. Sgt. John
November 1998
Airman;Nov98, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p15
Reports on the recognition given to two MH-53J Pave Low helicopter aircrews from the 20th Special Operations Squadron at Hurlburt Field in Florida for the swift-water rescue of a man in North Carolina in January 1998. Description of the incident; Composition of the Knife 31 and 32 crews of the squadron.


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