Randy S. McComb | Silver Star
Citation to accompany the award of the Silver Star to Airman Second Class Randy S. McComb.
Airman Second Class Randy S. McComb distinguished himself by gallantry in connection with military operations against an opposing armed force as Pararescue Specialist on an unarmed HH-3E rescue helicopter near Nam Dinh, North Vietnam on 18 July 1967. On that date, Airman McComb penetrated deep into hostile territory to recover a downed United States Navy pilot. While being subjected to an intense barrage of automatic weapons fire, he deliberately exposed himself in order to assist in locating and retrieving the survivor. By his gallantry and devotion to duty, Airman Second Class McComb has reflected great credit upon himself and the United States Air Force.