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Leo Keith Thorsness
Lieutenant Colonel, US Air Force

Born:   February 14, 1932 at Walnut Grove, MN
Entered Service:  
Walnut Grove, MN
Date/Place of Action: 
April 19, 1967 - North Vietnam
Unit:  
357th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 355th Tactical Fighter Wing
Presentation: 
At the White House
     By President Richard M. Nixon on October 15, 1973

Currently Living In:  Virginia
   *LTC Thorsness later served time as a Prisoner of War

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George Everett "Bud" Day
Colonel, US Air Force

Born:   February 24, 1925 at Sioux City, IA
Entered Service:  
Sioux City, IA
Date/Place of Action: 
August 26, 1967 - POW, North Vietnam
Unit: 
Misty Super FAC's F-100 Squadron, Phu Cat Air Base
Presentation:
 
At the White House
     By President Gerald R. Ford on March 06, 1976

Currently Living In:  Florida 

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Lance Peter Sijan
Captain, US Air Force

Born:  April 13, 1942 at Milwaukee, WI
Entered Service:  
Milwaukee, WI
Date/Place of Action:  
November 09, 1967 - Ban Loboy Ford, Laos, Ban Kai, Hoa Lo, North Vietnam
Unit: 
480th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Da Nang AFB
Presentation: 
To His Family At the White House
     By President Gerald R. Ford on March 06, 1976
Date of Death: January 22, 1968  (Killed In Action While a POW)
Buried at: 
Arlington Park Cemetery - Milwaukee, WI

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Gerald Orren Young
Captain, US Air Force

Born:   May 19, 1930 at Chicago, IL
Entered Service:  
Colorado Springs, CO
Date/Place of Action: 
November 09, 1967 - Khe Sanh, Vietnam
Unit:  
37th Air Rescue Service, Da Nang AFB
Presentation
At The Pentagon
     By President Lyndon B. Johnson on May 14, 1968

Date of Death:     
June 06, 1990
Buried at:   
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, VA

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