George Bech

1st Lt George Neil Bech Jr was assigned to the 301st BG 419th Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Pilot.

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Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status


General Order (GO)* : 731

AM/3OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 1st Lt

* Documents are of the type/classification of "General Order" for most award documents. The listed documents are GO, General Order unless otherwise stated. For example. Special Orders.

The Issuing Authority is the Command and author of the document.

04/13/1944 George is on a list of original crews and when they were assigned to the 419th Bomb Squadron of the 301st Bombardment Group.

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