George D. Anderson, Jr.

Lieutenant Commander George D. Anderson, Jr., is awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for heroism and extraordinary achievement in aerial flight as a member of a patrol plane crew in Patrol Squadron Six during operations against enemy aggressor forces in Korea from 8 July 1950 to 28 January 1951. Completing thirty-five missions during this period, Lieutenant Commander (then Lieutenant) Anderson participated in patrol and reconnaissance flights over an active combat area in the face of grave hazards and contributed materially to the success of his squadron. His skill, courage and devotion to duty throughout were in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.