Bio: Bates, Loren C. (Military - 1953)
Surnames: Bates, Caldera, Barker
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune
(Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 06/18/1953
Tech Sgt. Loren C. Bates was one of nine
men chosen as outstanding airmen of the 815th Operations
Sqdn, at Forbes Air Base, to receive the Airman Achievement award.
The presentation was made Saturday, June 6, by Brigadier Gen.
Joseph D. Caldera, at a review of 5,000 air force officers at the
base at Topeka, Kansas.
The award and accompanying medal were
given for devotion to duty and merit of service, for the period of
December, 1952, to May, 1953.
Tech Sgt. Bates is the son of Clint Bates, of Abbotsford. He and Mrs. Bates and their two children plan to spend a vacation here early in July at the Bates home with her grand mother, Mrs. George Barker.
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