Lloyd Smiley

1st Lt Lloyd G Smiley was assigned to the 459th BG 759th Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Pilot.

Pilot B-24 MOS 1092

European-African-Middle Eastern Service Medal

Battles and Campaigns: Po Valley, North Apennines, Rhineland, Central Europe;

Service Schools:

Pre-Flight San Antonio Texas Nov 43;

Primary Stamford Texas Jan 44;

Basic Perrin Field Texas Mar 44;

Advanced Ellington Field Texas May 44;

B-24 Transition Ft. Worth Texas;

Overseas Training Unit Casper, Wyoming December 44;

European Theater Feb 45 - July 45, 18 missions;

Tour of Active Duty Nov. 1942 - May 1944, Aviation Cadet; Army of the US Air Corps; 1st Lieutenant 23 May 1944 to 29 October 1945;

USAAF Reserve MOS 2120 Administrative Officer,

MOS 4319 Procurement Control and Production Officer.

Crew in Casper Wyo - Summer of 1944

Back row L to R:  Flight Engineer, Norman Prouty; Radio Operator/Gunner Fred Clark; Assistant Armorer/Gunner, Fran Virostek; Armorer/Gunner, Thomas Lusk; Assistant Radio Operator/Gunner, Paul Schroeder; Assistant Engineer/Gunner, Joseph Boudart

Front row L to R:  Navigator, Donald Marler; Co-pilot, Richard Dent; Aircraft Commander, Lloyd Smiley; Bombardier, Leonard Roberts.
 - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Crew in Casper Wyo - Summer of 1944 Back row L to R: Flight Engineer, Norman Prouty; Radio Operator/Gunner Fred Clark; Assistant Armorer/Gunner, Fran Virostek; Armorer/Gunner, Thomas Lusk; Assistant Radio Operator/Gunner, Paul Schroeder; Assistant Engineer/Gunner, Joseph Boudart Front row L to R: Navigator, Donald Marler; Co-pilot, Richard Dent; Aircraft Commander, Lloyd Smiley; Bombardier, Leonard Roberts.

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Norman Prouty;   Fran Virostek;  Fred Clark;  Joseph Boudart;  Thomas Lusk;  Paul Schroeder

Leonard Roberts;  Lloyd Smiley;  Richard Dent
 - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

HARD to GET Norman Prouty; Fran Virostek; Fred Clark; Joseph Boudart; Thomas Lusk; Paul Schroeder Leonard Roberts; Lloyd Smiley; Richard Dent

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Rank Order Date Award
Ribbon
Device

1st Lt.

 

AM/1OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

2nd Lt

2131

04/06/1945

AM
Air Medal (AM)

Cretificate of Service PDF

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