Executive Order 9242-A

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Signed by President  Franklin D. Roosevelt  Friday, September 11, 1942 Federal Register  page & date: FR 7874, Tuesday, October 6, 1942
See the Notes section for a list of Executive Orders affected by or related to the issuance of this Executive Order.

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President of the United States and as Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States, it is hereby ordered that the first paragraph of Executive Order No. 9158 of May 11, 1942 establishing the Air Medal, be, and it is hereby amended to read as follows:


"By virtue of the authority vested in me as President of the United States and as Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States, it is hereby ordered that an Air Medal, with accompanying ribbons, be established for award to any person who, while serving in any capacity in or with the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard of the United States, subsequent to September 8, 1939, distinguishes, or has distinguished, himself by meritorious achievement while participating in an aerial flight."

Signature of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt 
The White House,
September 11, 1942.

Notes[edit]

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See Related:
  • Transfer Order 30 of the Secretary of Defense dated December 10, 1948 (13 FR 8163)


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