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Vietnam Documentary Featuring Pennsylvania Military College Graduate to Air This Week

November 22, 2010

Liss received the Distinguished Flying Cross for Valor in 1967

A documentary featuring 1963 Pennsylvania Military College graduate Larry Liss  will air at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 23) and 9 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 24) on the Smithsonian Channel.  “Helicopter Missions: Vietnam Firefight” will air again next month on the National Geographic Channel at 4 p.m., Sunday, December 19 (all times EST).

Liss, featured in the recent Widener Magazine Class Notes and on this blog in July, flew 650 missions in Vietnam and earned many commendations, including a Distinguished Flying Cross for Valor.  He is being reconsidered for a Congressional Medal of Honor, and a final packet supporting this effort was submitted in September.  For more information, visit his web site at