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August 3, 1957


JAMA. 1957;164(14):1600. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980140076016

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Three Officers Receive Awards.—  Col. John Paul Stapp, U.S.A.F., M.C., Aero Medical Field Laboratory, Holloman Air Force Base, N. Mex., was presented with the Eric Liljencrantz award at the recent Aero Medical Association meeting in Denver. The award, consisting of a plaque and honorarium, was given to Colonel Stapp for his achievements in the solution of problems of high-speed flight and acceleration. The late Dr. Liljencrantz, whose memory the award perpetuates, was a reserve naval Medical Corps officer who lost his life in an aircraft accident in 1942 while conducting experiments with a new type of accelerometer. The award was established by the Chas. Pfizer & Company, Inc.Major David G. Simons, U.S.A.F., M.C., chief, Space Biology Branch, Aero Medical Field Laboratory, Holloman Air Force Base, N. Mex., received the Arnold D. Tuttle award at the recent Aero Medical Meeting in Denver for the best research report published

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