Harley Olsen

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1967-8 Cruisebook photo, L-R: Mullen, Harley, Russ Morris (upper), Ross Mordhorst Harley in 2009
Awarded the Air Medal for the rescue of Lt(jg) Richard F. Adams, USN - 12 July 1966
Read the rescue synopsis
Read more about the rescue efforts as described in "Leave No Man Behind - the Saga of Combat Search and Rescue" by George Galdorisi and Tom Phillips. This excerpt used with the gracious permission of the authors. The book can be ordered from Amazon.com and many other book sellers.

Read about Rick's rescue in the July 29, 1966 issue of Time magazine.

Read Bill Waechter's write-up of the rescue in the August 2008 issue of the Retired Northwest Pilot's Association "Contrails" magazine.


Updated: 07/24/15