Lieut. Col. Donald W. Keating has retired from the United States Air Force after more than 22 years of active service. Born in Elyria, he enlisted in October, 1940 and received his commision in 1943. The son of Mrs. Thelma Keating, Butternut Ridge Rd., he has received the following decorations and awards – Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with three bronze Oak—leaf clusters, combat readiness medal, Air Force Commendation Medal with one Bronze Oak—leaf, good conduct medal, Air Force Longetivity Service Award with four Bronze Oak—leaf clusters, and the Armed Forces Reserve Medal. He and his wife have two sons and live in Madison, Wics. [sic]
[Includes picture of Lieut. Col. Donald W. Keating, retired.]
Source: –––, The Chronicle Telegram, Elyria, Ohio, 30 May 1955, p. 12.