Wednesday, July 4, 2018
The Odyssey of the Utah Man and Ploesti-- Part 4: Many Awards
Steward was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his role in the bombing, one of more than 30 bombing raids during his five years of active duty in the Air Force.
Other military awards he holds are the Silver Star and five awards of the Air medal. He was also awarded the coveted "Bronze Minute Man" awarded by the Utah National Guard after serving more than 30 years in the Air Force Reserve.
His full story of the Ploesti, Romania, bombing is told in the television documentary "Wing and a Prayer."