Naval flyers receive decorations. Secretary of the Navy Adams presents Distinguished Flying Cross to four noted Navy flyers. Left to right: Chief Aviation Pilot, Harold I. June, who was decorated for his service with the Byrd Antarctic Expedition: Lieut. Richard F. Whitehead, receiving the decoration for service in connection with the Navy's Alaskan Aerial Expedition in 1926; Rear Admiral William A. Moffett, chief of the Navy Bureau of Aeronautics; Secretary Adams; Lieut. Wallace M. Dillon and Photographer 1st Class William J. Murtha, who also received the medal for their work on the Alaskan expedition
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On sleeve: Watch Your Credit Line.
Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955.
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Temp. note: Batch seven.