AFRC Commander recognizes 507th ARW aircrew
By Lt. Col. Rich Curry , 507th Air Refueling Wing
/ Published May 07, 2008
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Oklahoma -- Lieutenant General John Bradley, Commander, Air Force Reserve Command presented the Command's Aviation Well Done Award to four members of the 507th Air Refueling Wing May 4.
The award was presented to Col. Randall Guthrie, Maj. Michael Remauldo, Capt. Jeffrey Milburn and Chief Master Sgt. Steven Robinson for outstanding achievement in flight safety during a flight conducted on March 17, 2007.
During this event, the crew of "Okie 41" demonstrated superior airmanship, technical knowledge, and crew resource management in aiding the recovery of a downed F-16 aircrew member from Homestead AFB, Florida. The quick response in providing aerial refueling support enabled the search and rescue efforts to continue without interruption until its successful conclusion while also aiding the command and control elements coordinating the rescue operation. The crew's efforts were pivotal to the safe recovery of the downed Airman.