Recipient Name:  Dave Loewen
, Recipient Age:  89
, Branch of Military:  Navy
, Dates Served: 1943-1946
, Military Rank:  Seaman 1st Class
, Highlights of Military Service: Served on air craft carrier USS Nehenta Bay (CVE-74), mostly off S. Pacific (Marshall Islands, Japan, China Sea).  Spent 3 days in a typhoon (3 destroyers sank during that storm).  Was in 7 battles but didn’t get hit.