James Robinson Risner
Risner of Mammoth Springs served in the Air Force in WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. In Korea he became the 20th Jet Fighter Ace shooting down 8 MIGs. He flew a total of 163 career combat missions before being shot down in Vietnam. He served 7 years as a POW. He is the first living recipient of the Air Force Cross and has 3 awards of the Distinguished Service Medal for valor.
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