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Geraldine Shambaugh Receives Awards Given Posthumously To Her Son Pfc. Gregory Shambaugh, November 1968 Photographer: Cecil Lockard

Geraldine Shambaugh Receives Awards Given Posthumously To Her Son Pfc. Gregory Shambaugh, November 1968 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 4, 1968
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Mrs. Geraldine J. Shambaugh of 3006 Williamsburg received awards from Capt. D. J. Deka (left) made posthumously to her son, Pfc. Gregory Shambaugh, who died in action in Vietnam in March. They include the Bronze Star Medal, the Purple Heart and the Good Conduct Medal. During his service Pfc. Shambaugh had been awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Ribbon, Combat Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge and several sharpshooter badges. He left a widow, Mrs. Camilla S. Shambaugh, and father, Robert Shambaugh of Toledo.

Nine Posthumous Awards Are Presented To The Family Of John D. Eddy, May 1972 Photographer: Cecil Lockard

Nine Posthumous Awards Are Presented To The Family Of John D. Eddy, May 1972 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, May 5, 1972
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Medals For Dead Soldier. U.S. Army Col. M. Dean Schiller presents nine posthumous awards to the family of WO John D. Eddy, who was the 100th area serviceman reported killed in Vietnam combat. Ceremonies at North Hall were attended by (left to right) WO Eddy's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Delvord Eddy; parents-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. John Reich, the serviceman's widow, Carol, and children, Linda, 3, and Robert, 10 months. WO Eddy received the Air Medal for heroism, Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Air Medal, National Defense and Vietnam Service Medals and Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal. In addition, South Vietnam presented him the Military Merit Medal and Gallantry Cross With Palm. WO Eddy was killed in January when the helicopter gunship he was copiloting was struck by enemy gunfire and crashed.

Seven Medals Earned By George V. Airey Jr. Are Presented To His Family, October 1968 Photographer: Cecil Lockard

Seven Medals Earned By George V. Airey Jr. Are Presented To His Family, October 1968 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 20, 1968
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In His Memory. Seven medals earned by Spec. 4 George V. Airey Jr., who died May 9 in Vietnam combat, were presented by Col. H. K. Reynolds, chairman of the University Department of military science, to Mr. and Mrs. George Airey Sr. and daughters Aleyn and Dawn at their home at 901 Avon Rd yesterday. The 23-year-old soldier had been awarded the Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Ribbon, Expert Rifleman's Badge and, posthumously, a second Purple Heart and the Bronze Star Medal.