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Maj. Ryan T. Hayde, an A-10 Thunderbolt II pilot with the 57th Wing, is awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross from Brig. Gen. Terrence O'Shaunessy during a commander's call Sept. 30, 2011, in the base theater at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Hayde received the Distinguished Flying Cross for extraordinary achievement during an aerial flight while deployed to Kandahar Air Base, Afghanistan. He was also awarded the Single Mission Air Medal and the Air Medal. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Taylor Worley) Hi-res
Question: Anybody who can/will tell me some details about this significant OEF combat mission?