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Edward H. White


AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Korean War

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Brigadier General Edward Higgins White (AFSN: AO-238), United States Air Force, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility as Commanding General, 1503d Transportation Wing from 27 June 1950 to 15 June 1951.

General Orders: Department of the Army: General Orders No. 50 (July 16, 1951)

Action Date: June 27, 1950 - June 15, 1951

Service: Air Force

Rank: Brigadier General

Company: Commanding General

Regiment: 1503d Transportation Wing

Legion of Merit

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(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Colonel (Air Corps) Edward Higgins White (AFSN: AO-238), United States Army Air Forces, was awarded the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States from 1944 to 1945.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1944 - 1945

Service: Army Air Forces

Rank: Colonel

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Cold War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Brigadier General Edward Higgins White (AFSN: AO-238), United States Air Force, was awarded a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States from 1954 to 1957.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1954 - 1957

Service: Air Force

Rank: Brigadier General