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9th & 10th Cavalry 116th Anniversary

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Date: 1986

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: FK2.S3 W.2 E.B. *6

Unit ID: 450673

Summary: Photograph of Chief Warrant Officer George Johnson holding an award at the 116th reunion of the 9th and 10th Cavalry in Wichita, Kansas. George was given the award for receiving the Distinguished Flying Cross award in 1965 for his service in the Vietnam War. Johnson served in Korea and Japan from 1962 to 1965 and was transferred to Vietnam where he was the first African American to receive the award.

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Title (Main title): 9th & 10th Cavalry 116th Anniversary


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