Name: William Edward Anderson

Rank: Major

Branch of Service: U.S. Air Force (Ret.)

Unit: 346th TCS, 815th TCS, 3539th UNT Sq., 3415th TechTrngWing, 3rd MAS, 436th MAW

Specialty: Navigator

Active Duty Dates: September 1961 to November 1982

Armed Conflicts: Vietnam and Cold War

Theater of Operations: Vietnam, Korea, Japan, North Pole, Europe and Africa

Campaigns: A- Shau Valley resupply, Khe Sanh Battle, Tet Offensive

Decorations & Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross w/Oak leaf cluster, Meritorious Service Medal w/Oak leaf cluster, Air Medal w/8 Oak leaf clusters, Air Force Commendation Medal w/1 Oak leaf cluster, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award w/ 4 Oak leaf clusters, Air Force Expeditionary Medal, Combat Readiness Medal, Air Force Longevity Service Ribbon w/ 4 Oak leaf cluster. National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Gallantry Cross w/Palm, Vietnam Campaign Medal.

Speaking Subjects: Vietnam War Stories, North Pole Low Level – Norwegian Explorers, Japan Typhoon

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