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Dover Air Force Base … The Early Years!


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1945 - PILOT VETERANS RECEIVE COMBAT AWARDS -- Four ace pilots at the Dover Army Air Field were presented with combat awards at a formal ceremony on Saturday, left to right: Captain Robert J. Johnson of Hudson, Mass., Silver Star; Capt Frank M. Cencak of East Douglas, Mass., Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal with nine clusters; Lt. Milton A. Courtright of Lowman, N.Y., Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal; Lt. Steward E. Myers of Upper Darby, Pa., Distinguished Flying Cross