Cass County

Capt. Sterling L. McClusky



DFC Awarded to Atlantic Man

ATLANTIC – Capt. Sterling L. McClusky, B-17 Flying Fortress pilot and squadron commander with the Eighth army air force in England, has been awarded the distinguished flying cross for a bombing attack on Rahmel, Germany, April 8. The Atlantic air man was commended by Col. Eugene A. Remig for his leadership and for setting a high standard of performance on the mission over the reich.

Capt. McClusky is a veteran of more than a score of combat missions and has received the air medal and three oak leaf clusters. He has been in the army air corps since April, 1941, and went overseas last fall.

Source: The Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Thursday, July 7, 1944, Page 5