Mr. Fleming served in the United States Air Force from 1966-1996 and achieved the rank of Colonel. In addition to his Medal of Honor, Colonel Fleming also earned a Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross and Eight Air Medals. To earn his Medal of Honor Captain Fleming flew into hostile territory with the enemy on three sides to save a six-man Green Beret reconnaissance team. Please take a moment to read the citation of a hero…
Organization: U.S. Air Force
Division: 20th Special Operations Squadron
Born: 12 March 1943, Sedalia, Mo.
Entered Service At: Pullman, Wash.
Place / Date: Near Duc Co, Republic of Vietnam, 26 November 1968