Woodbury County

Lt. Keith McKillip

 

Lieut. Keith McKillip, son of Mr. and Mrs. George W. McKillip, 1224 35th street, received his silver wings on graduation from Hondo, Tex., army field. He received his commission prior to entering navigation training.

Source:  The Sioux City Journal, unknown publication date


IN UNIFORM

Lt. Keith W. McKillip, navigator-bombardier, has been awarded a bronze oak leaf cluster to the air medal for meritorious service while participating in combat missions against Japan and Japanese held Asia as a member of a Superfortress bomber crew.  Lt. McKillip is a son of Mr. and Mrs. George W. McKillip, 1224 25th street.  He received his commission in 1943.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, February 21, 1945 (photo included)