Air Medal

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a United States Air Force decoration for meritorious achievement while participating in an aerial flight

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His many field decorations include the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal of Honor.
During his service, he was awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Bronze Star, the Army Commendation Medal, and the Air Medal with Oak Leaf Clusters.
He will receive the Purple Heart, a Bronze Star, Combat Action Ribbon and an Air Medal with Strike 15 Award.
Joe was Honorably Discharged in January 1946 but not before having received the following decorations: World War II Victory Ribbon, American Theatre Ribbon, Purple Heart, European African Middle Eastern Campaign Ribbon with 3 Bronze Stars, 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Air Gunners Badge and the distinguished Air Medal.
In front of hundreds of Kings Bay Sailors, veterans and family members, Kingston presented Hall the Air Medal, with gold and silver stars for the second through thirteenth awards, for his "meritorious service while participating in aerial flight, while serving as torpedo plane gunner over the Gulf of Mexico and in the South Pacific area of operations from April 3, 1942, to November 3, 1944.
The medals were bought from an estate sale - one KIA Purple Heart and one Air Medal, both in mint condition, the online ad says.
He left the Army with the rank of Captain and received numerous citations, including the Bronze Star Medal and the Air Medal for actions during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
He earned two Legions of Merit, two Meritorious Service Medals, the Air Medal (Strike/Flight Award), two Navy/ Marine Corps Commendation Medals and the Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal.
He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross with four Oak Leaf Clusters, and the Air Medal.
Rated a command pilot, his military decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross with oak leaf cluster and the Air Medal with fifteen oak leaf clusters.
Glen Lindstrom received an Air Medal for meritorious service in flight while assigned to HMH-365 during the 1999 Serbian withdrawal.
He was a member of a "Military Advisory Team" in the Me Kong Delta and received three glorified medals including the Bronze Star, Air Medal and Joint Service Commendation Medal.
He received the Distinguished Flying Cross for completing 50 combat missions, the Air Medal with 4 oak leaf clusters and the Presidential Unit Citation.
Baugh continued his military career after the war and retired with a Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal with three Oak Leaf clusters, the Air Force Commendation Medal, and the Air Force Outstanding Unit award, to his credit.