29 Min.

#017 (Part 2) HH-60 Rescue Pilot: Maj Lou "Shiner" Nolting The Afterburn podcast

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Less than 30 days after his first Distinguished Flying Cross, "Shiner" was tasked to rescue two army pilots downed in enemy controlled territory.  During the initial insertion, his aircraft received enemy fire, striking his flight engineer.   Over the next five hours "Shiner" and his crew would work to recovery the pilots and conduct a total of eight approaches. 

For his efforts "Shiner" was awarded two Distinguished Flying Crosses. 

Less than 30 days after his first Distinguished Flying Cross, "Shiner" was tasked to rescue two army pilots downed in enemy controlled territory.  During the initial insertion, his aircraft received enemy fire, striking his flight engineer.   Over the next five hours "Shiner" and his crew would work to recovery the pilots and conduct a total of eight approaches. 

For his efforts "Shiner" was awarded two Distinguished Flying Crosses. 

29 Min.

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