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World War II pilot receives long-overdue medals, recognition
220729-F-GY993-052.JPG Photo By: Sarayuth Pinthong

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas - (From left) Maxie Tirella, Joint Base San Antonio and 502nd Air Base Wing Government Relations chief; Maj. Timothy Grace, 502nd ABW executive officer; Chaplain (Maj.) Mendy Stern, Jewish chaplain for JBSA and Brigade Chaplain,106th Signal Brigade; Lt. Col. Andrew Stein, 502nd Operations Support Squadron commander; Chaplain (Col.) Charles Montoya Jr., Joint Base San Antonio senior chaplain; retired U.S. Army Air Corps 1st Lt. Gerard Teldon; Menachem Mendel Teldon, great-grandson; Chanie Kanman, granddaughter; and grandsons Rabbi Levi Teldon, Rabbi Moshe Teldon, Rabbi Zalman Teldon and Rabbi Mendel Teldon recognized Lt. Gerald Teldon's honorable service as a pilot at the Chabad Center for Jewish Life and Learning July 29, 2022.


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