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InformationEdit

Basic Information
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Died
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Nationality
Military Info
Allegiance US Flag United States of America
Branch US Department of the Army Seal United States Army
Years/service

Service #

In-depth Career SummaryEdit

Insignia Name Lapel Rank Location Begin Date End Date
Military Career
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1st Fighter Group CO MAJ Ellington Field, Texas Nov, 1921 Sept, 1924
1st Bombardment Wing CO MAJ March Field, California 30 Oct, 1931 10 Jun, 1933
Chief, Training & Operations Division,
Office, Chief of Air Corps
MAJ Washington, D.C. 28 Jun, 1933 10 Jul, 1935
Student Officer,
Command and General Staff College
MAJ -
LTC
Fort Leavenworth, Kansas 23 Aug, 1935 30 Jun, 1936
2nd Wing Headquarters,
General Headquarters, Air Force
EO LTC Langley Field, Virginia 3 Jul, 1936 12 Jan, 1939
Chief, Plans Division,
Office, Chief of Air Corps
LTC -
COL
Washington, D.C. 20 Jan, 1939 30 Sept, 1940
Assistant to Chief of Air Corps BG -
GEN
Washington, D.C. 2 Oct, 1940 1 Oct, 1944
Air Forces Combat Command CG MG Washington, D.C. 28 Jan, 1942 May, 1942
8th USAAF Eighth Air Force CG MG European Theater 5 May, 1942 1 Dec, 1942
US Army Air Forces, Europe CG MG European Theater Jul, 1942 1 Dec, 1942
Northwest African Air Forces CG LTG African Theater Feb, 1943 Jan, 1944
Mediterranean Allied Air Forces (2) Mediterranean Allied Air Forces DCG LTG African Theater Jan, 1944
12th USAAF Twelfth Air Force CG LTG African Theater 1 Mar, 1943 20 Dec, 1943
US Air Forces in Europe Strategic & Tactical Air Forces, Europe CG LTG
GEN
European Theater 6 Jan, 1944 3 Jun, 1945
Strategic & Tactical Air Forces, Pacific GEN Pacific Theater Jul, 1945 Oct, 1945
US Army Air Corps Army Air Forces CG GEN Washington, D.C. 15 Feb, 1946 26 Sept, 1947
1st Chief of Staff, United States Air Force GEN Washington, D.C. 26 Sept, 1947 30 Jun, 1948
Civilian Career

Dates of RankEdit

Regular Army

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Date of Rank Age Accepted
No Insignia Cadet
U.S. Military Academy
O-1
2nd Lieutenant (USA before 1917)
2nd Lieutenant Regular Army [[File:
O-2
1st Lieutenant (USA)
1st Lieutenant Regular Army [[File:
O-3
Captain (USA)
Captain Regular Army [[File:
O-4
Major (USA)
Major Regular Army [[File:
O-5
Lieutenant Colonel (USA)
Lieutenant Colonel Regular Army [[File:
O-6
Colonel (USA)
Colonel Regular Army [[File:
O-7
Brigadier General (USA)
Brigadier General Regular Army
O-8
Major General (USA)
Major General Regular Army
O-9
Lieutenant General (USA)
Lieutenant General
O-10
General (USA)
General
Retired

Awards and DecorationsEdit

Personal Decorations
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Unit Awards
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Non-Military Decorations
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Service/Campaign Medals
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U.S. Badges, Patches and Tabs
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Foreign badges
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  • Grand Cross of the Royal Order of St. Olav.

Battles/WarsEdit

  • World War I
  • World War II

QuotesEdit

NotesEdit

FamilyEdit

GalleryEdit

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ReferencesEdit

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