Joseph Beam

1st Lt. Joseph D Beam was assigned to the 301st BG 352nd Squadron. He was from Hamlet NC
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Navigator.

http://www.marshallfoundation.org/library/memories_2001.html As part of the Memories Project, On December 18, 2000, Joseph D. Beam, Jr. donated his personal papers to the George C. Marshall Foundation Library. These papers include his World War II memoir of his service with the 15th Air Force; a recommendation form signed by Captain Othmar A. J. Kemper, Air Corps; a photograph of him receiving the Distinguished Flying Cross in April 1945, in Foggia, Italy; a brief memoir of his service in Korea, and an information form regarding his service in Korea, 1951-52. The Marshall Museum & Library is located in Lexington, Virginia.


1st Lt. Joseph D Beam - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

1st Lt. Joseph D Beam

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Rank Order Date Award Ribbon & Device

2nd Lt

4856

12/04/1944

AM

Air Medal (AM)

2nd Lt

259

01/17/1945

AM/OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

1Lt

1937

03/31/1945

AM/2OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

1LT

2065

04/03/1945

DFC

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

1st Lt

2712

04/24/1945

AM/3OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

3/31/1945 General Orders 1937 AM

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