Harold Smith

S/Sgt. Harold E Smith was assigned to the 301st BG 419th Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): WG.

Served in WWII until discharged Oct. 1945 with rank of S/Sgt. Remained in active Reserves. Was recalled during Korean Conflict in 1950. Served as T/Sgt in Headquarters Material, Air Base Group, 516 Troop Carrier Wing. After Discharge from Korean Conflict, served in various positions for 16 years; NCOIC Material as M/Sgt., Special Agent(Res) OSI as M/Sgt., NCOIC Postal Unit as M/Sgt., Supt.Finance as M/Sgt. Received Discharge on Sept. 19, 1985 from Reserves after 20 years service. After discharge from USAF active duty : went to work with Postal Service - for 38 years. Retired as Gen. Manager-Facilities Dept.-Southern Regional Office- Memphis, Tn. I currently live in Olive Branch, MS. I'm 83 years of age, 04-22-2007.

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Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status


General Order (GO)* : 1217

AM Air Medal

Air Medal (AM)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: Sgt


General Order (GO)* : 2417

AM/1OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: SSGT

* 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.

3/7/1945 General Orders 1217 AM

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