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Captain Joseph McConnell, Jr.
Born:  January 30, 1922
Died:  August 25, 1954

Silver Star

Awarded for actions during the Korean War

(Citation Needed) – SYNOPSIS: Captain Joseph McConnell, Jr., United States Air Force, was awarded the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in connection with military operations against the enemy while serving with the 39th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, 51st Fighter-Interceptor Wing, FIFTH Air Force, in Korea.

General Orders: Headquarters, Far East Air Forces, General Orders No. 244 (1953)

Action Date: Korean War

Service: Air Force

Rank: Captain

Company: 39th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron

Regiment: 51st Fighter-Interceptor Wing

Division: 5th Air Force

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