80th Fighter Group
Awards Ceremony May 1944



This series of photos documents an awards ceremony held at Nagaghuli Air Base, Upper Assam on
May 5th, 1944 during which Brigadier General John F. Egan, Commanding General of the 5320th
Air Defense Wing (Provisional), presented various awards to members of the 80th Fighter Group.



Lt.Col. R.W. Worrasham, Personnel Officer of the 5320th Air Defense Wing (Provisional)
reads the citation order to the assembled members of the 80th Fighter Group.


NARA via Fold3.com - Larger Image



Lt.Col. Albert L. Evans Jr., Commanding Officer of the
80th Fighter Group, is awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.


NARA via Fold3.com - Larger Image



Major William S. Harrell, Commanding Officer of the 89th Fighter Squadron, is awarded
the Distinguished Flying Cross as well as an Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal.


NARA via Fold3.com - Larger Image



Captain Richard M. Powell, Commanding Officer of the 90th FS, is awarded the Air Medal.


NARA via Fold3.com - Larger Image



Lt. Philip R. Adair of the 89th Fighter Squadron is awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.


NARA via Fold3.com - Larger Image



Lt. J.G. May Jr. is awarded the Silver Star and Distinguished Flying Cross.


NARA via Fold3.com - Larger Image



Captain Robert J. Becker, Commanding Officer of the 88th Fighter Squadron,
is awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross as well as the Air Medal.


NARA via Fold3.com - Larger Image


Back to '80th Fighter Group'



Image hosting by Flickr