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Freedom Fighters: Jon Lyons

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From 1967 to 1970, Jon Lyons flew "Huey" gun ship helicopters in Vietnam.  He flew 745 combat missions during that time.  

When Lyons gun ship was shot down, he rescued his crew chief, although he was injured himself, and was awarded the Silver Star for valor, as well as a Purple Heart and Air Medal.

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