JNEWS: Felock, Joseph W. Jr. [MC1955] — 1968 DFC award cited

2018-Sep-23

https://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Looking-Back-13249033.php

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Looking Back
Published 9:04 pm EDT, Friday, September 21, 2018
 
On this date in …

1968: Major Joseph W. Felock Jr. of Watervliet was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for bravery during flight missions over Vietnam. He was cited during ceremonies at Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls, Texas, “for extraordinary achievement on long and arduous missions over hostile areas and under adverse terrain and weather conditions” while stationed at Tan Son Nhut Air Base near Saigon. A graduate of Christian Brothers Academy in Albany and Manhattan College, the major was commander of the 2054th Communications Squadron at Sheppard. His wife’s parents lived in Rensselaer.

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Felock, Joseph W. Jr. [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Joseph is a member of the Cass of 1955.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Felock, Joseph W. Jr. [MC1955]

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