Recipient Name Al Hayes
Recipient Age 82
Recipient’s Biographical Information Al is a resident of Seal Beach, CA. His friend, JD Brown, CW3, Airfield safety officer at Joint Base Training, Los Alamitos, CA, submitted Al name to the Foundation for his dream Flight.
Branch of Military Served: US Navy
Dates Served: 1948 – 1952
Military Rank: Seaman 3rd Class
Highlights of Military Service Al enlisted in the Navy when he lived in Blakely, GA.  He first experience with military life was the long train ride for Blakely to San Diego, CA where he entered basic training. After basic he served on the USS Helena CA75, a heavy cruiser.