A1C Walter Smith

CITATION TO ACCOMPANY THE AWARD OF THE SILVER STAR
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The Vietnam War - Southeast Asia - The Republic of Vietnam
Khe Sanh Combat Support Base, Vietnam

Walter T. Smith

silverstarAirman First Class Walter J. Smith distinguished himself by gallantry in connection with military operations against an opposing armed force at Khe Sanh Combat Support Base, Republic of Vietnam on 25 February 1968.



On that date, Airman Smith repeatedly exposed himself to mortars which threatened the lives of an aircrew and support personnel.

Airman Smith exposed himself to imminent danger of an impending explosion while CCT - First Theresecuring the aforementioned pallets.

By his gallantry and devotion to duty, Airman Smith has reflected great credit upon himself and the United States Air Force.

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