Seven Army flight medics from Fort Riley deployed to Iraq received the Combat Medical Badge for their actions to save lives.
The Army said the soldiers were the first medical evacuation crews to earn the medals.
The awards were presented July 28th at a ceremony at Camp Speicher, Iraq.
The medics are with Fort Riley's Combat Aviation Brigade, part of the First Infantry Division at Fort Riley.
The badge is for action of selfless sacrifice while in contact with the enemy or under fire.