Certificate of Valor for Colonel Benjamin O. Davis

Submitted by:

Craig Huntly

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

About:

Colonel Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Commanding Officer 332nd Fighter Group
Oct 1943 – June 1945

Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. earned fame as the leader of the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II. He had a decorated thirty-eight-year career before he retired from active duty. He died on July 4, 2002, and was buried at Arlington National Cemetery with much distinction.

Read his story in Profiles of Tuskegee Airmen

Awards

Air Force Distinguished Service Medal
Army Distinguished Service Medal
Silver Star
Legion of Merit
Distinguished Flying Cross
Air Medal
Army Commendation Medal
Langley Gold Medal