Distinguished Flying Cross
Awarded posthumously for actions during the Vietnam War
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant Commander Daniel Leroy Strong (NSN: 0-613001), United States Navy, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (Posthumously) for heroism and extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight on 30 June 1966, during operations against hostile forces in North Vietnam.
General Orders: All Hands (September 1967)
Action Date: September 29, 1966
Rank: Lieutenant Commander