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Arthur R. Day

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: October 1962
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross to Lieutenant Arthur R. Day, United States Navy, for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flights on assigned missions during the Cuban Crisis in 1962. His devotion to duty was in keeping with the…
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Robert W. Chance

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: October 1962
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross to Lieutenant, Junior Grade Robert W. Chance, United States Navy, for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flights on assigned missions during the Cuban Crisis in 1962. His devotion to duty was in keeping…
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William L. Taylor

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: October 1962
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross to Lieutenant, Junior Grade William L. Taylor, United States Navy, for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flights on assigned missions during the Cuban Crisis in 1962. His devotion to duty was in keeping…
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Joseph Malcolm Carson

Legion of Merit

Date(s) of action: October & November 1962
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting a Second Gold Star in lieu of a Third Award of the Legion of Merit to Rear Admiral Joseph Malcolm Carson, United States Navy, for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of…
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Vincent C. Thomas , Jr.

Legion of Merit

Date(s) of action: October 1962
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Legion of Merit to Captain Vincent C. Thomas, Jr., United States Navy, for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as Special Assistant for Public Information to the…
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Ronald Edward Catton

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: July 28, 1962 - December 31, 1964
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 2, 1926, takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross to Captain Ronald Edward Catton (AFSN: 0-3023074/16422795), United States Air Force, for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight as Lead Solo for the 452d Air…
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Bernard Ambrose Clarey

Legion of Merit

Date(s) of action: July 26, 1962 - June 3, 1964
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Legion of Merit to Vice Admiral Bernard Ambrose Clarey (NSN: 0-73553/1100), United States Navy, for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as Commander Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific…
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Milton M. Miletich

Legion of Merit

Date(s) of action:
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Colonel (Corps of Engineers) Milton M. Miletich (ASN: 0-32546), United States Army, was awarded the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States.
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John I. Hudson

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: May 1962 - June 1963
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant General John I. Hudson, United States Marine Corps, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight while flying photograph reconnaissance over Cuba from May 1962 through June 1963.
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John Herschel Glenn

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: February 20, 1962
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting a Third Gold Star in addition to two previously awarded Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters in lieu of a Sixth Award of the Distinguished Flying Cross to Colonel John Herschel Glenn (MCSN: 0-21149), United States Marine Corps, for heroism…
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Herbert Douglas Riley

Navy Distinguished Service Medal

Date(s) of action: February 1962 - February 1964
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Distinguished Service Medal to Vice Admiral Herbert Douglas Riley, United States Navy, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States as Director, Joint Staff, of…
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William M. Rodgers

Legion of Merit

Date(s) of action: February 1962 - January 1963
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, 20 July 1942, takes pleasure in presenting the Legion of Merit to Brigadier General William M. Rodgers (ASN: 0-30812), United States Army, for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the…
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William S. Tilton

Legion of Merit

Date(s) of action: November 1961 - July 1965
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, 20 July 1942, takes pleasure in presenting the Legion of Merit to Lieutenant Colonel (Corps of Engineers) William S. Tilton (ASN: 0-89301), United States Army, for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the…
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Francis William Farrell

Army Distinguished Service Medal

Date(s) of action: June 1951 - June 1960
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Lieutenant General Francis William Farrell (ASN: 0-12784), United States Army, for exceptionally…
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Alan Bartlett Shepard , Jr.

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: 5-May-61
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross to Captain [then Commander] Alan Bartlett Shepard, Jr. (NSN: 0-389998), United States Navy, for heroism and extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight as an Astronaut with NASA on 5 May 1961. As America's…
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Hyman G. Rickover

Navy Distinguished Service Medal

Date(s) of action: January 17, 1955 - January 17, 1961
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Distinguished Service Medal to Vice Admiral Hyman G. Rickover, United States Navy, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States from 17 January 1955 to…
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Victor Woodfin Hobson , Jr.

Legion of Merit

Date(s) of action: January 1961 - February 1964
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, 20 July 1942, takes pleasure in presenting a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Legion of Merit to Brigadier General Victor Woodfin Hobson, Jr. (ASN: 0-23038), United States Army, for exceptionally…
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Sanford C. White

Coast Guard Medal

Date(s) of action: 29-Dec-60
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Coast Guard Medal to Engineman (Life Saving) Second Class Sanford C. White, United States Coast Guard, for heroism during fire fighting operations following an explosion and fire aboard the U.S.C.G.C. CHILULA (WATF 153), which was underway on…
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Kenneth J. Walz

Navy and Marine Corps Medal

Date(s) of action: December 19, 1960
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy and Marine Corps Medal to Shipfitter Second Class Kenneth J. Walz, United States Navy, for heroic conduct on 19 December 1960 in connection with fire fighting and rescue operations aboard U.S.S. CONSTELLATION (CVA-64) at the Brooklyn…
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James A. Morrison

Navy and Marine Corps Medal

Date(s) of action: December 19, 1960
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy and Marine Corps Medal to Radioman Second Class James A. Morrison, United States Navy, for heroic conduct on 19 December 1960 in connection with fire fighting and rescue operations aboard U.S.S. CONSTELLATION (CVA-64) at the Brooklyn…
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