Alan Nobles

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1967-8 Cruise photo Alan at the 2009 Reunion

Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for the rescue of Lt Dennis Lawrence, USN, while TAD to HC-7 on 8 May 1968

bulletRead 8 May 1968 entry
bulletRescue of Lt Lawrence as reported in the "E", the USS Enterprise's (CVAN-65) newspaper
bullet Read UPI wire service account of the rescue
bulletAlan's DFC Citation
bulletAlan's DFC Certificate

Lt Lawrence demonstrates how he rode the hoist once safely back aboard ship

Lt Lawrence is all smiles in this photo - who can blame him?

Awarded an ASW Group 5 Letter of Commendation for the 17 December 1967 night rescue of an USAF F-4 crew
Alan aboard the North SAR Ship
Alan took this picture during a routine HIFR from the USS James E. Kyes (DD-787)

Updated: 01/19/11