The Early Years
(12 Jul 1921 -
27 Jan 1942)
Army Air Forces
(28 Jan 1942 -
1 Aug 1943)
(2 Aug 1943 -
31 Jul 2006)
(1 Aug 2006 -
Official MOH Citations:
US Air Force
Medal of Honor Society
2nd Lt. Lloyd Herbert "Pete"
(12 Jul 1921 - 1 Aug 1943)
Rally Set at Kelly
Facing a Fifth war loan quota of $1,500,000. the San Antonio Air Service
command will hold a huge rally Saturday afternoon at the Blitz hangar in the
industrial area at Kelly field.
Col. Thomas H. Chapman, new commander of the S. A. A. S. C. will make his
first public appearance as a speaker at the rally, at which Col Gervais J.
Garner, chief of the personnel and training division, will be chairman. Other
speakers will include Col. Paul S. Blair, base commander, and Lieut. Col. Edward
J. Burns, chief of chaplains.
Guests of honor at the rally Saturday, which will open with a band concert
from 2:30 to 3 p. m., will include a group of wounded veterans from the Brooke
General hospital and Mrs. Hazel Dean Hughes, 156 Halliday avenue, whose husband.
Lieut. Lloyd Hughes, recently was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor
posthumously. She is a civilian employee at Kelly field.
The war bond drive will get under way Monday at Kelly field to coincide with
the civilian employee pay day.
Source: Newspaper article from Page 8-A
of The San Antonio Light (now
defunct), San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA, dated
Friday, June 2, 1944.
Created: April 08, 2009