April 11, 1944 and 1966

1944: MEDAL OF HONOR. Lt Edward Michael receives medal for saving himself, crew member, and B-17 with successful crash landing. Citation:

http://www.cmohs.org/recipient-detail/2890/michael-edward-s.php

1966: MEDAL OF HONOR. Pararescueman A1C William H. Pitsenbarger hoists nine soldiers to safety aboard HH-43, remains behind and is mortally wounded. Citation:

http://www.cmohs.org/recipient-detail/3388/pitsenbarger-william-h.php

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