Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz and National Aeronautic Association Chairman Walter Boyne presented the 2010 Mackay Trophy for the year's most meritorious flight to the four members of "Dude Flight" during a ceremony in Arlington, Va., Nov. 7, 2011. On April 6, 2010, these airmen, flying in two F-15Es, deployed six joint direct attack munitions, killing some 80 Taliban fighters and saving the lives of a coalition task force in Bala Morgab, Afghanistan. Here Schwartz (left) and Boyne (far right) flank Dude Flight members (left to right) Capt. Nicholas Tsougas, Lt. Col. Dylan Wells, Capt. Leigh Larkin, and retired Lt. Col. Donald Cornwell at the award ceremony.
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