June 19, 2015
French Minister of Defence Jean Yves Le Drian pins the French Legion of Honor medal on Staff Sgt. Greggory Swarz at Le Bourget Airport during the International Paris Air Show, June 15, 2015. Swarz was recognized for his heroic actions on Jan. 26, 2015, when he saved the lives of three French airmen after a Hellenic air force F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed into the parking ramp at Los Llanos Air Base, Spain, during Tactical Leadership Program 15-1. Swarz is a 492nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit electrical environmental systems specialist assigned to RAF Lakenheath, U.K.