Air Medal - J. E. Ray
|Air Medal - J. E. Ray|
CITATION TO ACCOMPANY THE AWARD OF
THE AIR MEDAL
JAMES E. RAY
First Lieutenant James E. Ray distinguished himself by meritorious achievement while participating in sustained aerial flight as a combat crew member in Southeast Asia from 17 April 1966 to 8 May 1966. During this period, outstanding airmanship and courage were exhibited in the successful accomplishment of important missions under extremely hazardous condidtions including the continuous possibility of hostile ground fire. His highly professional efforts contributed materially to the mission of the United States Air Force in Southeast Asia. The professional ability and outstanding aerial accomplishments of Lieutenant Ray reflect great credit upon himself and the United States Air Force.
Due to the individual's status this approved
award has not been presented as of 13 Jul 1971.