Gyro Club hosts the Sijan Awards: Milwaukee Armed Forces Week 2012

Sijan Award recipient Edwin Gustafson pauses for a photograph at the Gyro Club Luncheon Thursday, May 17, 2012 at the Milwaukee Yacht Club. Gustafson served in the Navy from 1938 to the end of World War II in the Pacific. He fought in the Battle of Midway and the Guadalcanal Invasion and survived a Japanese Kamikaze attack while serving on the USS Hughes. The Gyro Club presents the Lance Sijan Award, in honor of Milwaukee Medal of Honor Recipient, Air Force Capt. Lance Sijan, as were part of “Milwaukee Armed Forces Week,” a week-long slate of events honoring the military. U.S. Air Force photo by: 2nd Lt. Nathan T. Wallin

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