Sergeant Donald E. West
United States Air Force
September 22, 1943

Wall of Valor:
Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (Oak Leaf Cluster) for extraordinary achievement for participating in more than six hundred hours of operational flight. In transport aircraft over the dangerous and difficult China air routes, where enemy interception and mechanical difficulties requiring courageous and superior performance of his respective duties to overcome. Sergeant Donald West accomplished his missions with distinction. His herein achievement in the face of the hazards and difficulties faced regularly and continuously with steadfast devotion to duty. reflects much credit on Sergeant Donald West and the United States Air Force