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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Colonel
Service Years
1931 - 1954
AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1092-Pilot, B-24
Home State
Texas


Aviator (Senior)



Location
Texas
Plot Coordinates
Section 7A, Grave 47
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
May 29, 1996
Army Medal of Honor
Criteria
The Medal of Honor is awarded for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of one's life, above and beyond the call of duty. This gallantry must be performed either while engaged in action ag... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Service to 1954
Army Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Description Pending
1954
Army Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Description Pending
1954
National Defense Service Medal (2001-2022)
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1954
Air Force Longevity Award
Criteria
It is awarded to all service members of the U.S. Air Force who complete four years of honorable active or reserve military service with any branch of the United States Armed Forces. The Air Force Long... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1954
Air Force Longevity Award
Criteria
It is awarded to all service members of the U.S. Air Force who complete four years of honorable active or reserve military service with any branch of the United States Armed Forces. The Air Force Long... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1954
Air Force Longevity Award
Criteria
It is awarded to all service members of the U.S. Air Force who complete four years of honorable active or reserve military service with any branch of the United States Armed Forces. The Air Force Long... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1954
Air Force Longevity Award
Criteria
It is awarded to all service members of the U.S. Air Force who complete four years of honorable active or reserve military service with any branch of the United States Armed Forces. The Air Force Long... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1954
316th Air Division
316th Air Division
Rank
Colonel
Comments
Comments Pending
1953 - 1953
3415th Technical School (Cadre), Technical Training Center Lowry AFB
3415th Technical School (Cadre), Technical Training Center Lowry AFB
Rank
Colonel
Location
Lowery Field - Colorado
AFSC
AAF MOS 2136-Unit Officer, Nontactical
Comments
Comments Pending
1948 - 1949
Headquarters Command (HQ USAF)
Headquarters Command (HQ USAF)
Rank
Colonel
Comments
Comments Pending
1947 - 1948
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Silver Star
Criteria
The Silver Star may be awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States, is cited for gallantry in action, against an enemy of the United States whil... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
European/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
European/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
European/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
WWII - European Theater of Operations/Air Offensive, Europe Campaign (1942-44)
Description
Air Offensive, Europe Campaign 4 July 1942 to 5 June 1944) Pre-war doctrine had held that waves of bombers hitting enemy cities would cause mass panic and the rapid collapse of the enemy. As a result,... More
1943 - 1943
98th Bombardment Group, Heavy
98th Bombardment Group, Heavy
Rank
Colonel
Location
ETO - United Kingdom
AFSC
AAF MOS 1092-Pilot, B-24
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1943
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1942
European/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1942
European/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1942
WWII - European Theater of Operations/Egypt-Libya Campaign (1942-43)
Description
(Egypt-Libya Campaign 11 June 1942 to 12 February 1943) When the United States entered World War II in December 1941, the British had been fighting German and Italian armies in the Western Desert of E... More
1942 - 1942
American Defense Service Medal (1939-1941)
Criteria
The American Defense Service Medal was awarded for service in the Armed Forces between September 8, 1939, and December 7, 1941. Army members had to serve 12 months to be eligible, but Navy and Marine ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1940
Armed Forces Reserve Medal
Criteria
The Armed Forces Reserve Medal is awarded to United States Armed Forces Reserve component members (or former members) who complete (or have completed) a total of ten years service. This service need n... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1934
United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
March Field - California
AFSC
AAF MOS 770-Airplane Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
1932 - 1934
Aviation Cadet Flight Training Course (Kelly Field, Texas)
Rank
Private
Location / Country
Kelly Field / Texas
1931-1932
Aviation Cadet Pre-Flight Training Course (Randolph Air Field, Texas)
Rank
Private
Location / Country
Randolph Air Field / Texas
1931-1931
Service from 1931

 
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