H. R. 5056
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 15, 2010
Ms. Kilroy introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services
To authorize and request the President to award the Medal of Honor posthumously to Major Dominic S. Gentile of the United States Army Air Forces for acts of valor during the World War II.
Authorization and request for award of Medal of Honor to Dominic S. Gentile for acts of valor during World War II
Notwithstanding the time limitations specified in section 3744 of title 10, United States Code, or any other time limitation with respect to the awarding of certain medals to persons who served in the Armed Forces, the President is authorized and requested to award the Medal of Honor posthumously under section 3741 of such title to former Major Dominic S. Gentile of the United States Army Air Forces for the acts of valor during World War II described in subsection (b).
Acts of valor described
The acts of valor referred to in subsection (a) are the actions of then Major Dominic S. Gentile who, as a pilot of a P–51 Mustang in the Army’s 336th Fighter Squadron, Fourth Fighter Group, of the Eighth Air Force in Europe during World War II, destroyed at least 30 enemy aircraft.