Jerry was assigned to the 546th Bomb Squadron in July 1944 as navigator of the Frank Mead Crew. During his combat tour, he was selected for training as a Gee-H navigator, after which he flew only on lead aircraft, often with other groups. He was cited for his bravery and accuracy in his award of a Distinguished Flying Cross. He completed his tour of duty in January 1945.
Wing panel hosts for this event were Fred & Gail Preller, assisted by Tom & Linda Rowley.