|Unit||343 BOMB SQ 98 BOMB WING|
|Rank||Sergeant U.S. Air Force|
|Date of Death||September 19 1951|
|Status||Missing In Action|
Courts of the Missing
Distinguished Flying Cross
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
For his leadership and valor, Sergeant McHorney was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal, the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Sergeant McHorney was a crew member of a B-29A Superfortress Bomber with the 343rd Bomber Squadron, 98th Bomber Wing. On September 19, 1951, while on a leaflet dropping mission, his aircraft developed engine problems and it was ditched in the Sea of Japan. He was listed as Missing in Action and was presumed dead on July 29, 1952. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.