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Jimmy S. Lynne


Distinguished Flying Cross

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Awarded for actions during the Vietnam War

The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross to Lieutenant, Junior Grade Jimmy S. Lynne, United States Navy, for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight while serving as a Pilot with Attack Squadron TWENTY-FIVE (VA-25), embarked in U.S.S. MIDWAY (CVA-41) flying fixed wing aircraft during a mission in support of combat operations in Southeast Asia against North Vietnamese forces on 20 June 1965.

General Orders: All Hands (September 1965)

Action Date: June 20, 1965

Service: Navy

Rank: Lieutenant Junior Grade

Battalion: Attack Squadron 25 (VA-25)

Division: U.S.S. Midway (CVA-41)