- Lindsey E. Bierer III
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross to Captain Lindsey E. Bierer III for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight as an EC-47 Pilot in the Republic of Vietnam on 24 October 1972. On that date, Captain Bierer flew an extremely hazardous mission through adverse weather conditions and the constant threat of hostile ground fire and attack. In spite of this, he superbly accomplished this intricate and hazardous mission in support of Free World Forces combating aggression. Through his personal bravery and energetic application of his knowledge and skill, he significantly furthered the goal of the United States in Southeast Asia. The professional competence, aerial skill, and devotion to duty displayed by Captain Bierer reflect great credit upon himself and the United States Air Force.