MICHAEL L. AND FAY ELIZABETHMONEYMAKER admire the citation which accompanied the Commendation Medal received by their father and husband, Maj. Ray H. Moneymaker, NAMAP Staff provost marshal, upon his retirement from the service. Looking on are Maj. Moneymaker and Col. John A. Way, NAMAP Vice-Commander, who presented the medal.
The AF commendation medal was awarded at Tachi this week to Maj. Ray H. Moneymaker, NAMAP staff provost marshal, upon his retirement from the service.
Col. John A. Way, NAMAP Vice-Commander, presented the medal at a ceremony in his office Friday morning.
The accompanying citation praised Maj. Moneymaker for his "outstanding service while provost marshal for NAMAP at Tachikawa AB."
"Maj. Moneymaker continually enhanced American-Japanese relations by developing an examplary spirit of cooperation and mutual interest between the Air Police and local law enforcement agencies," it said. He was also cited for his participation in may community programs and for his willingness to further their advancements.
Maj. Moneymaker entered the service in 1930 in the Coast Artillery Branch. In 1942 he was commissioned and assigned to duty with the Air Force.
He came to Japan in January 1956 and has lived with his wife Fay and their two sons in Green Park.
Maj. Moneymaker plans to remain in Japan.
(The Tachikawa Marauder)
Newspaper clipping submitted by Jim Moneymaker