Citation: Air Medal with Gold Stars (posthumously) for service April 11-July 22, 1967
United States (creator)
This is a photocopy of the original of citation. It was awarded posthumously to Captain Kenneth Berube and reads in part: "For meritorious achievement in aerial flight as a designated Naval Aviator in Marine Squadron TWO HUNDRED ELEVEN during combat missions in support of the Republic of Vietnam from 11 April to 22 July 1967. Completing numerous missions during this period while often exposed to hostile fire at close range, Captain Berube (then First Lieutenant) contributed materially to the success of his squadron. His courage and devotion to duty in the face of hazardous flying conditions were in keeping with the highest traditions of the Marine Corps and the United States Naval Service. For the President, Paul R. Ignatius, Secretary of the Navy"
Air pilots, Military
Medals, badges, decorations, etc.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Aerial operations, American
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"Citation: Air Medal with Gold Stars (posthumously) for service April 11-July 22, 1967"
Kenneth Berube (Class of 1966) oral history and papers relating to the Vietnam War.
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Kenneth Allen Berube (1943-1967), Class of 1966, is honored on Panel 24E, Row 99 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, in Washington, D.C. and on Brown University’s War Memorial, installed on the Ruth J. Simmons Quadrangle, near Soldier's ...