Oscar A. Winkfield

Laon, France – Airman Second Class Oscar A. Winkfield, son of Mrs. Opal J. Winkfield of 812 W, 28th St., Tyler, has been presented the U.S. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award at Laon AB, France.


Airman Winkfield, a five protection specialist, received the award as a permanent decoration for helping the 66th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing achieve an exceptionally meritorious rating in support of military operations in Europe.


From the Tyler Morning Telegraph (Tyler, Texas), page 22, Wednesday, 8 July 1964.


[Note from transcriber: I think that five protection might be a fire protection specialist.]

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