All the remaining active duty personnel assigned to Naval Air Station Moffett Field muster for a photograph in front of Hangar Bay One. The 211 foot high historical airship hangar, completed in 1933, was once homeport to one of the Navy's largest dirigibles, the USS MACON. The airfield is scheduled to be disestablished on July 1st after 66 years in operation.
James E. Swett, First Lieutenant, of San Mateo, California, awarded the Medal of Honor for destruction of seven Japanese planes in a single aerial battle in the Solomons. Awarded by dispatch 2 September 1943. (Marine Fighting Squadron-221).