Master Intelligence Badge (received at 17 years
in career field)
Bronze Star, for helping to save 102 downed aviators while assigned to 56
Special Ops Wing, Thailand
Row 2: Meritorious Service Medal, for doing a good job while assigned to the 924
Tactical Fighter Group (Reserve)
AF Commendation Medal, for meritorious service as the OIC of
the Ops Support, Film and Map Libraries, 12 RITS, Vietnam
Presidential Unit Commendation, awarded to 56 SOW while I was
Row 3: Outstanding Unit Award with V for Valor and 4 bronze clusters for
repeats. (actually 2 Vs and 3 plain awards)
National Defense Service Medal with bronze star for being on duty for 2nd war
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal for participating in Cambodia while assigned to
Row 4: Vietnam Service Medal with a silver and a bronze star representing
participation in 6 campaigns.
AF Short Tour ribbon with bronze cluster representing Vietnam and Thailand
AF Long Tour ribbon representing German vacation.
Row 5: AF Longevity ribbon with silver cluster designating over 24 years
AF Reserve Medal with Silver hourglass representing over 20 years in reserve.
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon for inflicting lethal wounds on a paper
target with a .38 revolver.
Row 6: AF Training Ribbon given to every one who enters the AF through basic
training (i.e. everyone).
Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Palm. (Vietnamese Unit Award).
Vietnamese Campaign Medal. (Vietnamese Individual Award)