WILMER N GRUBB
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HONORED ON PANEL 4E, LINE 97 OF THE WALL

WILMER NEWLIN GRUBB

WALL NAME

WILMER N GRUBB

PANEL / LINE

4E/97

DATE OF BIRTH

08/14/1932

CASUALTY PROVINCE

NZ

DATE OF CASUALTY

01/26/1966

HOME OF RECORD

ALDAN

COUNTY OF RECORD

Delaware County

STATE

PA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

AIR FORCE

RANK

LTC

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR WILMER NEWLIN GRUBB
POSTED ON 2.15.2020
POSTED BY: A Grateful Vietnam Veteran

Silver Star Medal Award

CITATION:
SYNOPSIS: The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918 (amended by an act of July 25, 1963), takes pride in presenting the Silver Star (Posthumously) to Major Wilmer Newlin Grubb, United States Air Force, for gallantry in connection with military operations against an opposing armed force as Pilot of an RF-101 Voodoo reconnaissance aircraft with the 20th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, Tan Son Nhut Air Base, South Vietnam, in action in Southeast Asia in 1965/1966. His gallant actions and dedicated devotion to duty, without regard for his own life, were in keeping with the highest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon himself, his unit, and the United States Air Force.
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POSTED ON 2.15.2020
POSTED BY: A Grateful Vietnam Veteran

Distinguished Flying Cross Award

CITATION:
SYNOPSIS: The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 2, 1926, takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross with Combat "V" to Major Wilmer Newlin Grubb (AFSN: AO-2211784), United States Air Force, for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight as Pilot of an RF-101 Voodoo reconnaissance aircraft with the 20th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, Tan Son Nhut Air Base, South Vietnam, in action over Southeast Asia in 1965/1966. The outstanding heroism and selfless devotion to duty displayed by Major Grubb reflect great credit upon himself and the United States Air Force.
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POSTED ON 2.15.2020
POSTED BY: A Grateful Vietnam Vet

Prisoner of War Medal Award

CITATION:
Major Wilmer Newlin Grubb (AFSN: AO-2211784), United States Air Force, was held as a Prisoner of War in North Vietnam from January 26, 1966 until his death in captivity on or about February 4, 1966.
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POSTED ON 5.3.2019
POSTED BY: Evelyn Rebecca Barkhurst Truex

Your Bracelet

I still have my MIA bracelet with your name & missing date. I have only recently learned what happened to you. I always checked the Fayetteville Observer newspaper for your name. My first name is Evelyn, like your wife's. Would like to contact your sons.
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POSTED ON 2.15.2019
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

Thank You

Dear LTC Wilmer Grubb,
Thank you for your service as a Pilot. It has been too long, and it's about time for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
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