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.