Recipient Name:  Tom Bredow
, Recipient Age:  81
, Branch of Military:  Navy (aviation)
, Dates Served:  1952-1956
, Military Rank:  Petty Officer 2nd Class (Aviation Machinist Mate-AD-2)
, Highlights of Military Service: Member of the Navy Fighter Squadron 21 (VF-21) in Carrier Air Group 6, aboard aircraft carrier USS Midway CVA-41.  Participated in “Operation Rendezvous” in 1953.  Was aboard  aircraft carrier USS Bennington CV-20 during several explosions off New England coast on 5/26/54.