Help From Above, Capt. David Stuppy Jr. awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross Published June 30, 2023 SCOTT AIR FORCE Base, Ill. -- On June 30, Team Scott expressed gratitude to Capt. David Stuppy Jr., 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, flight nurse for his heroic actions in Kabul, Afghanistan. Family and friends along with Col. Chris Robinson, 375th Air Mobility Command commander, congratulated Stuppy on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross with a "C" device. U.S Air Force Col. Chris Robinson 375th Air Mobility Wing commander, presents citation to Capt. David Stuppy Jr., 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron flight nurse, on Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, June 30, 2023. The Distinguished Flying Cross is a prestigious military decoration awarded to individuals who display exceptional bravery and heroism during aerial operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mark Sulaica) Photo Details / Download Hi-Res Stuppy's heroic efforts led to the successful evacuation and transportation of multiple critically wounded patients to Ramstein Air Base; his courageous actions played a significant role in ensuring the survival and immediate medical care of those in need.