Above and beyond duty

Staff Sgt. Brian Barnes (left), a 911th Airlift Wing cyber operations specialist, and Col. Patrick S. Ryan, Maintenance Support Group commander, stand at the position of attention while Senior Master Sgt. Brenda Mitchell states the orders for Barnes’ Air Force Commendation Medal, July 30, 2012. Authorized by the Secretary of the Air Force on March 28, 1958, the Air Force Commendation Medal is given to any Airman serving after March 24, 1958 who distinguished themselves by meritorious achievement and service and Barnes exemplified these qualities with the 911th AW Communications Squadron. Barnes’ knowledge and expertise led to 100 percent mission accomplishment of the Joint Incident Site Communications Capability Joint Task Force Razorback. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Justyne Obeldobel/Released)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Justyne ObeldobelReleased
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