AFDW Commander Presents Purple Heart to WWII Vet
Maj. Gen. James A. Jacobson (second from right), Air Force District of Washington commander, pins a Purple Heart ribbon on World War II veteran, Lt. John Pedevillano, during an award presentation ceremony July 14, 2017 at the U.S. Air Force Memorial, Arlington, Va. Pedevillano, a B-17 bombardier pilot, and his crew assigned to the 306th Bomb Group of the “Mighty Eighth” Air Force were shot down during a bombing mission in airspace over Nazi Germany on April 24, 1944. (Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joe Yanik)