Fallen hero awarded DFC 46 years later

FROM LEFT: Col. David Shoemaker, 56th Fighter Wing vice commander, presents Judy Webster, daughter, Andi Dice, wife, Tamara Dice, daughter, with the Distinguished Flying Cross on behalf of her husband, Maj. Carl Dice, Jan. 27 at Luke Air Force Base. Major Dice received the DFC for extraordinary heroism and aerial achievement displayed during an F-105F combat mission Dec. 8, 1969, into Laos where he lost his life in an attempt to land his combat-damaged aircraft.

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt Grace Lee
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