March 1944

President Decorates Another Marine Pilot

Volume 28, Issue 3
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IN the presence of Admiral Ernest J. King, Commander-in-Chief of the United States Fleet, Lieutenant General A. A. Vandergrift, Commandant Marine Corps, and Ralph Bard, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, President Roosevelt on February 8th hung the Congressional Medal of Honor around the neck of Lieutenant Kenneth A. Walsh, the fourth ranking fighter pilot of Marine Aviation. As of the same date, Walsh was promoted to captain.

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