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General Cassiday, a hero, a patriot, a community leader and a friend, will be remembered and missed by all who knew him. He was a command pilot with more than 4,500 flying hours, including more than 290 combat hours. His military decorations and awards included the Silver Star, Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters, Distinguished Flying Cross, Soldier’s Medal with oak leaf cluster, Air Medal with seven oak leaf clusters and two Navy gold stars, Presidential Unit Citation Emblem with oak leaf cluster, Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon, Navy Outstanding Service Medal, British Distinguished Flying Cross, Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation Ribbon, and Philippine Presidential Unit Citation Ribbon. Along with his many military achievements and awards, we remember and honor his spirit, his commitment and his service. General Cassiday provided tremendous vision, support and guidance to our museum during his lifetime – we are honored to receive gifts in tribute, remembering his impact and carrying forward his legacy.
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