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3 Davis-Monthan airmen receive Purple Heart

Rikki Mitchell

Photo courtesy of Airman 1st Class Saphfire Cook.

3 Davis-Monthan airmen receive Purple Heart

By Rikki Mitchell. CREATED Aug 23, 2013

DAVIS MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - Three airmen stationed at Davis Monthan received the Purple Heart Friday at a ceremony on base.

The medal was given to the men for wounds received in action while deployed in Afghanistan.

Maj. Richard Worcester, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Commander presented the medals to Airman 1st Class Michael Kristopik, Airman 1st Class Garron Reeves and Airman 1st Class Tyler Angelo.

The ceremony took place at the base theater at 3 p.m.

Rikki Mitchell

Rikki Mitchell

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Rikki Mitchell is a proud University of Arizona grad and joined the KGUN9 team after graduation. Rikki reports as a video journalist for the evening and weekend newscasts.