The Benton County Republican Womens' Club participates in many non-political programs and events and it is our honor to support all our troops and veterans, not as partisans but as grateful Americans. We keep our soldiers and their families in our thoughts and prayers and we are pleased to take action on their behalf whenever and however we can be of help.

Distinguished Flying Cross Veterans honored at Safeco Field

As part of the 'Salute to Those Who Serve' program, the Seattle Mariners recognize recipients of the Distinguished Flying Cross Medal on July 12, 2015. Watch for local veteran, Jonathan Hayes, as these heroic military pilots are introduced. For a larger view, click HERE.

The Distinguished Flying Cross is awarded to aviators and aircrew for heroism and/or extraordinary achievement during aerial flight. The Distinguished Flying Cross is the only medal conferred by all five military services, in all wars and campaigns from World War I to the present.