Mini Medal Set from Colonel Joseph Laughlin

Title

Mini Medal Set from Colonel Joseph Laughlin

Subject

These miniature medals represent the larger ones that were presented to Colonel Laughlin throughout his distinguished career

Description

These miniature medals represent the hardwork, determination, bravery, and leadership that Colonel Laughlin displayed throughout his 30 year military career. The medals he earned in World War II were (in order of importance): the Distinguished Service Cross, the Silver Star, the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal, and the Croix de Guerre. The real medals accrued by Colonel Laughlin hang in a decorative shadow box that is still kept by his widow, Audrey Laughlin.

Creator

United States Air Force
United States Army Air Corps

Source

National Museum of the United States Air Force - Research Division

Publisher

United States Air Force

Files

Laughlin_mini_medal_set.JPG

Citation

United States Air Force and United States Army Air Corps, “Mini Medal Set from Colonel Joseph Laughlin,” A Look At United States Air Force Colonel Joseph Laughlin, accessed April 8, 2020, https://coloneljoelaughlin.omeka.net/items/show/51.