Clipped from US, California, Oxnard, Oxnard Press Courier, May 29, 1945

The xna raerWILLIAM JIM INEZ, son of K. Jiminez of Oxnard, was recentlyawarded the Air Medal, and was promoted to master sergeant.Formerly stationed in India,Ihe is now in the south Pacificwith the air forces. He serves in ! | a H-29 group.IAmong the 185,000 men and women of the Eighth Air Force congratulated after VE day by 1 .t. Oen. James H. Doolittle, their commander, were several from Oxnard, including: 21). LT. DENTON “MIKE” CLIFFORD, 435 South E street: 21). LT. RAYMOND C. BORCHARO; TECH. SOT. JAMES I). STEWART;I SOT. PAUL S. LAURACHER,501 West Fifth street: SOT. TOMR. GARCIA, 806 A street; CPL. JOE C. WAH, 752 A street; CPL1 HENRY YEE, 724 A street: CPL. i LEO E. GISLER; and PFC. HAR-iOLD TOTTEN.1 Each of you.’’ Doolittle said, | “may be proud of your part in the defeat of Germany. 1 am proud of you. The world is proudof vou.”