My dear Mrs.
I have the
honor to inform you that, by direction of the President, the
Air Medal has been awarded to your son, Corporal Jessie M.
Whisenant, Air Corps. The citation is as follows:
meritorious achievement in aerial flight while participating
in sustained operational activities against the enemy from
31 July 1944 to 13 August 1944."
award cannot be formally presented to your son at this time,
the decoration will be presented to you. The Air Medal will
be forwarded to the Commanding General, Eighth Service
Command, Dallas, Texas, who will select an officer to make
the presentation. The officer selected will communicate with
you concerning your wishes in the matter.