DFC

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DFC

A dataflow language.

["Data Flow Language DFC: Design and Implementation", S. Toshio et al, Systems and Computers in Japan, 20(6):1- 10 (Jun 1989)].
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Among his military awards and decorations were the Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star, Legion of Merit, two Distinguished Flying Crosses, and 28 Air Medals.
He led 685 combat flight missions in Vietnam from 1969 to 1970, service for which he was awarded the Silver Star, two Distinguished Flying Crosses, 26 Air Medals, the Bronze Star, the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry and the Purple Heart.
Collectively, the Tuskegee Airmen courageously earned 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses, Legions of Merit and the Red Star of Yugoslavia, nine Purple Hearts, 14 Bronze Stars, 744 Air Medals and clusters, and three distinguished unit citations.
By war's end, he had logged thirty-one combat missions and was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, two Distinguished Flying Crosses, the Meritorious Service Medal, and five Air Medals.
During a 26 May reunion of the VA-155 Silver Foxes, former squadron members were presented belated Distinguished Flying Crosses (DFC) that dated from the squadron's 1965 cruise aboard Coral Sea (CV 43), which was then engaged in combat operations over North Vietnam.
He earned his astronaut wings by flying X-15 rocket planes at Edwards Air Force Base, then went to Vietnam, where he flew F-100 fighter jets and earned three Distinguished Flying Crosses.
His military decorations include: the Purple Heart, Legion of Merit, two Distinguished Flying Crosses, and five Air Medals.
He is the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Navy Distinguished Service Medal, and two Navy Distinguished Flying Crosses.

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