|12-20-67 - Cpl.
John W. Allen's 1st Single Mission Air Medal
03-12-68 - Crew Chief for Capt. Robert C. Moore's DFC
11-20-68 - Crew Chief for Lt. Maurice J. Quinlan's DFC
02-07-69 - Crew Chief for Lt. Thomas J. Sullivan's Silver Star
02-26-69 - Cpl. John W. Allen's 5th Single Mission Air Medal
02-28-69 - Cpl. John W. Allen's Navy Commendation Medal
04-08-69 - Crew Chief for Lt. William A. Beebe's Silver Star
04-28-69 - Cpl. John W. Allen's 6th Single Mission Air Medal
07-27-70 - Sgt. John W. Allen's DFC
11-07-70 - Maj. Duane S. Jensen's Silver Star Medal
Various - Sgt. John W. Allen's Short but Vivid Memories
Cpl. Allen earned 96 Air Medals (Strike/Flight
MAG-16 Command Chronology: 19 June 1969, 39 miles southwest of DaNang. During an emergency recon extraction received small arms fire while hovering over the zone. Allen received missile wound to his right leg with open compound fracture of right tibia.