Heroism displayed by Maj. Dorene Betsy Ross during the aftermath of the disastrous Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake in Haiti led USAF to award her one of its top awards for bravery, the Airman's Medal. Army Lt. Gen. Ken Keen, deputy commander of US Southern Command, presented the medal to Ross during a May 21, 2010, ceremony at SOUTHCOM headquarters in Miami. Ross "deliberately risked her own life to search for, and eventually rescue, a missing SOUTHCOM service member trapped in the rubble of the Hotel Montana in Port-au-Prince," according to the SOUTHCOM release. Here, Keen (left) presents the medal to Ross.
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