Melvin Cooksey

Melvin D Cooksey served his country in World War II with the 82nd Fighter Group .

Information on Melvin Cooksey is gathered and extracted from military records. We have many documents and copies of documents, including military award documents. It is from these documents that we have found this information on 1LT Cooksey. These serviceman's records are not complete and should not be construed as a complete record. We are always looking for more documented material on this and other servicemen. If you can help add to Melvin Cooksey's military record please contact us.

02/04/1944
AM
Air Medal (AM)

1LT
GO: 38
Pecos TX

02/28/1944
AM/1OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

1LT
GO: 75
Pecos TX

05/21/1944
AM/4OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

CAPT
GO: 562
Pecos TX

05/31/1944
AM/5OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

CAPT
GO: 740
Pecos TX

05/31/1944
AM/6OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

CAPT
GO: 741
Pecos TX


The information on this page about Melvin Cooksey has been obtained through a possible variety of sources incluging the serviceman themselves, family, copies of military records that are in possession of the Army Air Corps Library and Museum along with data obtained from other researchers and sources including AF Archives at Air Force Historical Research Agency and the U.S. National Archives.

This information is by no means complete, we are adding information based upon documentation in our possession.

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