Dyess awarded Congressional Gold Medal 75 years after his death

U.S. Air Force Col. Brandon Parker, 7th Bomb Wing commander, left, presents the Congressional Gold Medal to Elizabeth “Nell” Denman, with her son Judge William Edwin Denman, right, at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 11, 2018. Denman received the medal on behalf of Lt. Col William Edwin Dyess, as his youngest sister and only surviving immediate family member. Dyess was recognized with the award on his achievements and sacrifice to his nation when he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kylee Thomas)

PHOTO BY: Airman 1st Class Kylee Thomas
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