Tag: Brigadier General James Robinson “Robbie” Risner

Quotes June 08, 2018

Courtesy of Military Humor
Very interesting article!
James Risner – Pushing the limits!
James Robinson “Robbie” Risner (January 16, 1925 – October 22, 2013) was a general and a fighter pilot in the United States Air Force.
During the Vietnam War, Risner was a double recipient of the Air Force Cross, the second highest military decoration for valor that can be awarded to a member of the United States Air Force, awarded the first for valor in aerial combat and the second for gallantry as a prisoner of war of the North Vietnamese for more than seven years. He was the first living recipient of the medal.[1]