Capt. Blake Luttrell, a former Academy athlete, is one of 20 airmen profiled in the seventh volume of the "Portraits in Courage" series, presented by the U.S. Air Force. Luttrell was awarded the Silver Star Medal for his actions during a helicopter assault in Afghanistan in January 2012.
Luttrell, a 2007 Academy graduate, was a member of the Falcons' wrestling team during his freshman year.
To read Luttrell's story, visit: http://www.af.mil/specials/courage/20luttrell.html