Air Medal with numeral 2 - John McCain

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THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY
WASHINGTON

The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the AIR MEDAL (First and Second Strike/Flight Awards) to

LIEUTENANT COMMANDER JOHN S. MC CAIN III
UNITED STATES NAVY

for service as set forth in the following

CITATION:
For meritorious achievement aerial flight as a pilot in Attack Squadron ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE, embarked in USS ORISKANY (CVA-34), during missions in support of combat operations in Southeast Asia against the insurgent communist guerrilla forces from 25 July to 21 October 1967. In the successful completion of these missions, Lieutenant Commander McCain contributed materially to the success of United States efforts in Southeast Asia. His skill, courage and devotion to duty in the face of hazardous flying conditions were in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.

The Numeral "2" to represent Two Strike/Flight Awards is authorized.

For the President,
John W. Warner
Secretary of the Navy
Air Medal

US Navy Release of documents

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