Unanimous Vote on DFC Memorial

Rep. Ken Calvert (R-Calif.) announced Friday that the House had voted 410-0 that day to support his bill (H.R. 2788) designating the memorial under construction at March Field Air Museum in California as the Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial. In floor remarks on the measure, Calvert said the memorial, which is sponsored by the Distinguished Flying Cross Society, the Air Force Association, and other military and veteran associations, would honor all current and former DFC recipients. He specifically noted that despite receiving the national memorial designation, no federal funds would be used, saying, “Funds have been and will continue to be raised through private means.”