Secretary of the Navy takes
pleasure in presenting the
FIRST LIEUTENANT JOHN F. DRIGGS
UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS
for service as set forth in the following
"For meritorious service while serving as Avionics Officer of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 364, Marine Aircraft Group Sixteen, First Marine Aircraft Wing from 24 November 1968 to 15 November 1969. Throughout this period, First Lieutenant Driggs performed his duties in an exemplary and highly professional manner. Working tirelessly and with meticulous attention to detail, he expeditiously accomplished all assigned tasks and consistently provided his unit with outstanding support. Displaying exceptional initiative and leadership qualities, he accepted several additional assignments, including Maintenance Administrative Officer; Nuclear, Bio- logical, and Chemical Defense Officer; Technical Training Officer; and Officer in Charge of the Squadron Reaction Platoon, repeatedly distinguish- ing himself by the superior manner in which he performed his demanding duties. As a result of his diligent and resourceful efforts, the operational effectiveness of his unit was greatly enhanced. By his diligence, superb pro- fessionalism, and loyal devotion to duty, First Lieutenant Driggs earned the respect of all who served with him and upheld the finest traditions of the Marine Corps and of the United States Naval Service."
The Combat Distinguishing Device is authorized.
FOR THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY,
/S/ H. W. BUSE, JR.
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