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THE AIR MEDAL (USA)

BOYS, Bruce G.F., Lieutenant (5/7014),
2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, 1953

Lieutenant Boys, 2 RAR, distinguished himself through meritorious achievement while participating in flights from 17 April 1953 to 30 April 1953. Serving on temporary duty with the 6147th Tactical Control Group, Fifth Air Force, Lieutenant Boys participated in numerous flights in support of UN forces to target areas behind enemy lines. Despite the hazards involved, Lieutenant Boys flew as an observer in an unarmed T- 6 aircraft which penetrated areas of ground activity to locate enemy targets and direct close support aircraft. Through his outstanding airmanship, courage and devotion to duty, Lieutenant Boys contributed substantially to the success of UN operations in Korea, and was a source of inspiration to those in the Far East Air Forces and the British Commonwealth Forces.


BREEN, Augustine E.J., Lieutenant (2/35037),
2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, 1953

Lieutenant Breen, 2 RAR, distinguished himself through meritorious achievement while participating in flights from 10 April 1953 to 22 April 1953. Serving on temporary duty with the 6147th Tactical Control Group, Fifth Air Force, Lieutenant Breen participated in numerous flights in support of UN forces to target areas behind enemy lines. Despite the hazards involved, Lieutenant Breen flew as an observer in an unarmed T- 6 aircraft which penetrated areas of ground activity to locate enemy targets and direct close support aircraft. Through his outstanding airmanship, courage and devotion to duty, Lieutenant Breen contributed substantially to the success of UN operations in Korea, and was a source of inspiration to those in the Far East Air Forces and the British Commonwealth Forces.


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