Vandenberg, Hoyt Sanford, 1899-1954Alternative names
Air Force officer.
From the description of Papers of Hoyt Sanford Vandenberg, 1923-1953 (bulk 1948-1953). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82606445
1899, Jan. 24:
Born, Milwaukee, Wisc.
Graduated, United States Military Academy, West Point, N.Y. Married Gladys Rose (died 1978)
1923- 1947: Commissioned second lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Corp; promoted through grades to general
Instructor, Air Corps Primary Flying School, Maxwell, Calif.
Joined and assumed command of 6th Pursuit Squadron
Instructor in flying, Randolph Field, Tex.
Flight commander, Randolph Field, Tex.
1934- 1935: Student, Air Corps Tactical School
1936- 1938: Instructor, Air Corps Tactical School
1940- 1941: Assistant chief of staff, Army Air Forces
Chief of staff, Northwest African Strategic Air Force
Deputy chief of staff
Commander, 9th Air Force in France
Assistant chief of staff, G-2 Appointed director of central intelligence
Chief of air staff, Army Air Forces Vice chief of staff, United States Air Force
1948- 1953: Chief of staff, United States Air Force
Retired from service
1954, Apr. 2:
Died, Washington, D.C.
From the guide to the Hoyt Sanford Vandenberg Papers, 1942-1954, (bulk 1948-1953), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
- Korean War, 1950-1953--Aerial operations
- Korean War, 1950-1953
- Aeronautics, Military
- Airforce officers