Yesteryears (2/4/13)

February 3, 2013 

10 YEARS AGO: Modesto native Maj. Joseph Simile received the Distinguished Flying Cross, one of the highest honors that can be awarded to military pilots, during a ceremony held in Texas. Simile earned the honor for a life-and-death proposition that involved dodging four enemy surface-to-air missiles.

— Karen Aiello

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