Hughes Trophy

The Air Force Outstanding Unit Award to the 512th was announced in General Order number 59 dated 23 October 1958 by the Department of the Air Force. I believe this award was issued in connection with the 512th Winning the Hughes trophy.

~Dean Danley

L to R: Lt.Col. John Ruettgers, Commander 512th FIS; BGen Holtoner, Deputy Cmdr 3AF; Air Marshall Sir Tom Pike, RAF; Air Commodore S. Embling, RAF; and Col. Hugh B. Manson, 406th FIW Cmdr.

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