- 20th Bombardment Squadron, U.S. Army Air Corps, U.S. Army
- Awarded on:
"For extraordinary achievement while participating in an aerial flight, as a member of the 20th Bombardment Squadron, in flight from Concord, New Hampshire to East Brewster, Massachusetts and return on the night of 9 February 1936. Having been notified that seven Civilian Conservation Corps enrollees were stranded on an ice floe in Cape Cod Bay, Major Giles, accompanied by an officer and two enlisted men, took off in an airplane during the hours of darkness, under dangerous flying conditions due to weather, and successfully located the men, dropped a message to them, and reported their location, thereby being chiefly responsible for saving their lives."
War Department, General Orders No. 1