Bio: Hutchins, Michael – Receives AF Reserve Awards (1973)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: McAdoo, Richardson, Hutchins, Fritsche

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 12 Jul 1973

Michael J. Hutchins, son of Mrs. Kathleen L. Fritsche, Route 1, Colby, was presented a Civil Service Special Achievement Award for his meritorious service and outstanding contribution to the 932nd Aeromedical Airlift Group by the Commander, Colonel James E. McAdoo, recently at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

Technical Sergeant Hutchins was also recognized by Lt. Col. I.D. Richardson, 73rd Aeromedical Airlift Squadron Commander, for his contribution to the reserve unit’s “flying hospital” program during aeromedical evacuation flights. His patient bedside manner, calmness, and mature judgment resulted in the highest quality of patient care and superb inflight management of medical technicians.

TSgt Hutchins was also recognized for his outstanding professional participation in the Military Command’s “Operation Homecoming,” which managed the return airlift of American POW’s within the United States.



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