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Posted 7/31/2009 Printable Fact Sheet
TSgt. Timothy A. Wilkinson
TSgt. Timothy A. Wilkinson. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Air Force Cross, 1993

Timothy Wilkinson received his commendation for his efforts to rescue the crew of a downed UH-60 and a ground team near Mogadishu, Somalia. Wilkinson volunteered to remain on the ground and repeatedly exposed himself to enemy fire during the 18-hour engagement.

Click here to read the USAF Special Operations Command article about Master Sgt. Wilkinson's retirement (July 20, 2001).

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