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    SOUTH VIETNAM AIR FORCE COMMANDER COL. HUYNH HUU HIEN, AT A CEREMONY AT THE TAN?

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    SOUTH VIETNAM AIR FORCE COMMANDER COL. HUYNH HUU HIEN, AT A CEREMONY AT THE TAN SON NHUT AIR BASE NEAR SAIGON ON THE MORNING OF NOVEMBER 8, AWARDED MEDALS TO THREE DIVISIONS OF THE AIR FORCE AND 88 AIR FORCE PERSONNEL.

    IN A BRIEF SPEECH COL. HIEN SAID THE AIR FORCE HAS CONTRIBUTED I A GREAT MEASURE TOWARDS THE GOVERNMENT FORCES SNATCHING THE INITIATIVE FROM THE VIETCONG. HE SAID NOT A SINGLE GOVERNMENT OPERATION WAS DONE WITHOUT AIR FORCE PARTICIPATING IN IT.

    THE GUESTS OBSERVED A MINUTE SILENCE IN MEMORY OF AIRFORCE PERSONNEL KILLED IN THE OPERATIONS. THEN. COL. HIEN PINNED THE MEDAL OF VALOUR TO THE FLAGS OF THE "FIRST FIGHTER SQUADRON", "JOINT OPERATIONS CENTRE" AND "FIRST TRANSPORT GROUP". AMONG THE MEN HONOURED, SEVEN RECEIVED MEDALS OF VALOUR, 23 MEDALS OF VALOUR WITH GOLD STAR AND OTHERS WITH SILVER AND BRONZE STARS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1V0WFJPYJMHIABVFBLXT8LON1
    Media URN:
    VLVA1V0WFJPYJMHIABVFBLXT8LON1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/11/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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