Tag: Navy Lt. John Kelvin Koelsch

Military July 16, 2018

By Katie Lange Defense Media Activity: Korean War Aviator Was First Helicopter Pilot to Earn Medal of Honor
John Kelvin Koelsch (December 22, 1923 – October 16, 1951) was a United States Navy officer and a recipient of America’s highest military decoration — the Medal of Honor — for his actions in the Korean War. He was the first helicopter pilot to be awarded the Medal of Honor.

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