Airman Receives Bronze Star

Maj. Todd Andre, an airman who has just completed a year-long deployment to Southwest Asia, last week was presented with a Bronze Star Medal for his service there. KVBC TV News of Las Vegas reported July 6 that Andre received the medal for his work as commander of the 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron at an air base in the region. He oversaw more than 400 airmen in this role, according to the news report. The maintenance unit is a component of the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing.