Jene M Bixler

The President of the United States takes great pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross to Lieutenant (junior grade) Jene M. Bixler for heroism and extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight while serving in Composite Squadron Ninety-eight, attached to the U.S.S. Tulagi, in action against enemy Japanese forces in the Ryukyu Islands. Completing his twentieth mission on May 24, 1945, Lieutenant (junior grade) Bixler contributed materially to the success of his squadron. His courage and devotion to duty were in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.