F/O Richard C Rushmore was assigned to the 301st BG 353rd Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Navigator.
F/O Richard C Rushmore Awarded his Air Medal and the Purple Heart for the Flak wound he sustained on the 7 NOV 1944 mission to Maribor. He arrived back at Lucera after being MIA for 48 days.
Richard as an Air Corps Cadet in Dayton, OH after flight training with Aronca Chief 115
Richard took a ride on the Yankee Lady at the Reading Airport on 5 June 2008
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General Order (GO)* : 4618
AM Air Medal
Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force
Current Rank: F/O
MIA Status: MIA - Missing In Action
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