Colonel Day just celebrated his 86th birthday. He is one of, if not the most, decorated men since General Douglas MacArthur. The Colonel has received seventy decorations and he is the only person to receive the Medal of Honor and the Air Force Cross. Colonel Day also has the distinction of serving in the United States Marine Corps, Army and twenty-seven years in the Air Force. Please take a moment to read the citation of a hero.
Organization: U.S. Air Force
Born: 24 February 1925, Sioux City, Iowa
Entered Service At: Sioux City, Iowa
Place / Date: North Vietnam, 26 August 1967