Freedom Committee of Orange County




30 Years of Flying as a Fighter Pilot and “FedExing” Atomic Bombs

Name: Don A. Oldis

Rank: Lt. Colonel

Branch of Service: U. S. Air Force

Unit(s): 11th Air Force, 20th Air Force, and Air National Guard in Iowa, Oklahoma, and California

Specialty: Fighter Pilot – Wing Flying Safety Officer

Active Duty Dates: November 1942 to September 1946, April 1951 to December 1952

Reserve Dates: 1946 to 1951 and 1952 to 1972

Armed Conflicts: WWII, Korea, Vietnam. (Vietnam as Air Guard Pilot)

Campaigns: WWII, Aleutian Islands, Korea (special ops)

Decorations & Awards: Army Good Conduct, Air Force Good Conduct, Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Korean Theater,

   Vietnam Theater and National Defense Medals