SECAF approves 'V' device for heroism award

September 2004
Airman;Sep2004, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p9
This article informs that Secretary of the U.S. Air Force James G. Roche authorized use of the "V" device, to represent valor, on Distinguished Flying Crosses awarded for heroism. The decision will clearly distinguish and denote a DFC awarded for heroism. It allows any Reserve, Guard or active duty Airman or Air Force DFC recipient honored for heroism on or after Sept. 18, 1947, to wear the device. If needed. Airmen who have lost copies of their citation or order may inquire about obtaining replacements from their military personnel flight.


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