President Trump Awards Distinguished Flying Cross to Seven Cali National Guardsman Heroes

(Sacramento, CA) — President Trump is awarding the Distinguished Flying Cross to seven California National Guardsman who saved 242 people from the Creek Fire, one of the dozens of wildfires raging across California. Speaking in Sacramento, Trump said the brave soldiers flew into blazing flames and raging wind despite orders from their superiors not to. He said they used their expert navigation skill to load as many victims as they could over the course of ten “grueling hours.” Trump says the unyielding and undying determination from these brave soldiers is what makes our nation great.