Gaylon Thigpen

MACR: 2062

2nd Lt. Gaylon S Thigpen was assigned to the 301st BG 353rd Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Co-Pilot.

The following information on Gaylon Thigpen is gathered and extracted from military records. We have many documents and copies of documents, including military award documents. It is from these documents that we have found this information on 2nd Lt. Thigpen. These serviceman's records are nowhere near complete and we are always looking for more material. If you can help add to Gaylon Thigpen's military record please contact us.

Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status

03/11/1944

General Order (GO)* : 119

AM/3OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd Lt

03/11/1944

General Order (GO)* : 121

AM/4OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd Lt

03/13/1944

General Order (GO)* : 125

AM/7OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd Lt

03/13/1944

General Order (GO)* : 127

AM/5OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster Silver Oak Leaf Cluster = 5 OLCs

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd Lt

03/13/1944

General Order (GO)* : 127

AM/6OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd 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.

8/17/1943 Arrival - New Personnel


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