1 image. Honored for work in rebuilding United States air strength, 17 November 1951. John A. McCone, Chairman of Pacific Far East Lines, and President of Joshua-Hendy Corporation, receives award; Harold C. Stuart, President of the Air Force Association, presents award; Major General William M. Morgan, Head of Western Air Procurement District; Major General Emmett O'Donnell, Commander, 15th Air Force; Thomas G. Lanphier, Chairman of the Board of the Air Force Association; C. R. Smith, President of American Airlines; General Carl A. Spaatz, Retired Air Force Chief of Staff; General Jimmy Doolittle.; Supplementary material reads: "Caption for attached photo: Honored For Airpower Work -- John A. McCone, chairman of Pacific Far East Lines and president of Joshua -Hendy Corp., accepts a special Air Force Association award for outstanding work toward rebuilding U. S. air strength during his recent service as Undersecretary of the Air Force. Presenting the award at the California Club in Los Angeles is Harold C. Stuart, president of the Air Force Association, with a group of guests including (l. to r.) Major General William M. Morgan, head of the Western Air Procurement District; Major General Emmet O'Donnell who commands the 15th Air Force; Thomas G. Lanphier, chairman of the board of the Air Force Association; Mccone and Stuart; C. R. Smith, president of American Airlines; retired Air Force chief of staff Gen. Carl A. Spaatz; and Gen. Jimmy Doolittle. Scores of aviation leaders and Southern California notables attended the informal dinner and ceremony at which McCone was cited for 'outstanding public service contributing to the postwar reconstruction of American airpower'. Air Force Association, 3974 Wilshire Los Angeles 5. 1951-11-16".