HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL WASHINGTON 25, D. C.
IN REPLY REFER TO AGPD-C 201 Riffe, James L. (5 Mar 48) 054 861
27 April 1948
SUBJECT: Letter Orders
THRU: Commanding Officer 4th Constabulary Regiment APO 174, c/o Postmaster New York, New York
TO: Captain James L. Riffe, 054 861
1. By direction of the President, under the provisions of Executive Order 9419, 4 February 1944 (Sec. II, WD Bul. 3, 1944), a Bronze Star Medal (First Oak-Leaf Cluster) is awarded to Captain (then First Lieutenant) James L. Riffe, 054 861, 106th Infantry Regiment, for exemplary conduct in ground combat against the armed enemy on or about 1 May 1945 in the Pacific Theater of Operations.
2. Authority for this award is contained in Par. 15.le AR 600-45 and is based upon General Orders No. 69, Headquarters 106th Infantry Regiment dated 22 May 1945.
BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:
1 Incl Oak-Leaf Clusters (2)
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