Jimmy G. Conrad

Deceased, January 4, 2004

Home Squadronmates Past Reunions History Operations Homebase Homeplate Aircraft Liberty Call Memorabilia

1967-8 Cruisebook photo, L-R: Jimmy Conrad, Mike Wilkins, Bill Hobdy

   
Awarded the Air Medal for the rescue of Capt. Marvin V. Mayfield, USAF - 27 July 1966
   
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Read rescue synopsis - Crewmember accounts of rescue and pictures

 
   
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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.
   
Awarded the Navy Commendation Medal for the rescue of Lcdr William Isenhour, USN - 7 July 1966

 

 
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Read rescue synopsis

 
   
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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.
  Jimmy (far right, front row) gets his aircrew wings. Others in picture L-R: AX3 Arnie Harden, AX3 Dave Hannum, unknown AX from Ops and Jimmy.  
     
James attended our 2009 Reunion in Pensacola and accepted the Combat Aircrew Wings on behalf of his father.

Updated: 04/24/11