Richard C. Baynes, Col. USAFR (Ret.) WWII, Pilot, DFC,4 Air Medals

Name: Richard C. Baynes

Rank: Colonel

Branch of Service: United States Air Force

Unit: 8th Air Force

Specialty: Pilot

Active Duty Dates: 4-11-43 to 10-28-45

Reserve Dates: 1947 to 1979

Armed Conflicts: WWII

Theater of Operations: European Theater

Campaigns: Normandy Invasion, Northern France, Ardennes.

Medals & Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, American Theater Medal, European Theater Medal, American Defense Medal, American Victory Medal.

Speaking Subjects: WW II Pilot training, Combat Crew training, Bomber Combat missions, Air Force Academy