His first assignment was with the 17th Bombardment Wing at Pendleton, OR flying B-25s when the war broke out. Then he was with the 303rd (15 Apr 1942) at Boise, ID flying B-17s where he volunteered for an undisclosed mission which turned out to ... (sentence cutoff).
Commander, 367th bombardment Squadron, 306th Bombardment Group from 18 August 1943 to 2 May 1944.
AM w/ 3 OLC, DFC OLC, AF Commendation Medal w/ 2 OLC.
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The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...
Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...
||Belen, NM, USA
||5 May 1919
||27 September 1941
||Fort Worth, TX, USA
||13 March 1970