Freedom Committee of Orange County


Name: Theodore “Ted” Tanner

Rank: Lieutenant Colonel

Branch of Service: U. S. Air Force

Unit: 612th Bomb Group

Specialty: Fighter Pilot

Active Duty Dates: 1942 to 1947

Reserve Dates: 1947 – 1972

Armed Conflicts: WWII

Theater of Operations: South Pacific. Australia, New Guinea, Philippines.

Decorations & Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, 2 Air Medals, Bronze Star. American Theater, Asiatic-Pacific, WWII Victory Medal,

Philippine Liberation and National Defense.

Speaking Subjects: Combat Flying in the South Pacific Theater during WWII.


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