512th RQS Airman receives Flying Cross medal
Lt. Gen. Darryl Roberson, (left) Air Education and Training Command commander, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, presents Master Sgt. Gregory Gibbs, 512th Rescue Squadron operations superintendent, with the Distinguished Flying Cross medal at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, Jan. 13. Ranked as the highest military aviation award, Gibbs received the medal for distinguishing himself as a HH-60 Pave Hawk, aerial gunner in a high risk rescue mission in Afghanistan on May 26, 2011. Gibbs' split-second decision-making skills saved the lives of nine military members.