USAF Awards Four Bronze Stars

The Air Force has awarded four Bronze Stars to one airman at Dyess AFB, Tex., on April 17 and three at Robins AFB, Ga., on April 13. They are:

n Maj. Seth Graham received his medal at Dyess for his actions during deployment for Operation Iraqi Freedom. (Dyess photo release)

n MSgt. William Craig, a member of the 78th Security Forces Squadron at Robins, received his Bronze Star April 13 for his actions during deployment to a forward operating base in Iraq, where he revamped security procedures and helped plan and design entry control point improvements for a theater internment facility.

n MSgt. Carlos DoRego, also a member of the 78th SFS, led a 14-person team on deployment to Kirkuk Regional Air Base in Iraq, where he provided oversight for 130 combat missions and personally executed four high-risk raid with US soldiers.

n TSgt. Edward Cannell, 78th SFS, also deployed to Kirkuk, where he supervised or participated in more than 130 outside-the-wire combat patrols to collect threat information, and he led 10 high-risk capture missions, helping cause disruption to major terrorist cells. (Robins report by Kendahl Johnson)