Award of Air Force Cross to Larry W. Maysey, a War Memorial

Award of Air Force Cross to Larry W. Maysey, a War Memorial (HM1SV8)

Location: Montgomery, AL 36115 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 24.253', W 86° 14.968'

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Citation to Accompany the Award ofThe Air Force Cross
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Larry W. Maysey


Sergeant Larry W. Maysey distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an opposing armed force asa HH-3E Rescue Specialist in Southeast Asia on 9 November 1967. On that date, Sergeant Maysey attempted the night extraction of a ground reconnaissance team after his helicopter had been severely damaged. Two other helicopters had been shot down and a third extensively damaged in previous attempts. During the rescue attempt, Sergeant Maysey unhesitatingly exposed himself to the hail of hostile fire to assist wounded survivors into the helicopter. The hostile forces closed in quickly, and as the damaged helicopter departed, it was shot down. Through his extraordinary heroism, superb airmanship, and aggressiveness in the face of the enemy, Sergeant Maysey reflected the highest credit upon himself and the United States Air Force.
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HM NumberHM1SV8
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Year Placed2005
Placed ByMaxwell-Gunter AFSNCOA Class 05-C
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, June 30th, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 570579 N 3585489
Decimal Degrees32.40421667, -86.24946667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 24.253', W 86° 14.968'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 24' 15.18" N, 86° 14' 58.08" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Williamson St, Montgomery AL 36115, US
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