Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION CONVENTION

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Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION CONVENTION

Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION CONVENTION

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Vidal, Felix L. (Felix Louis), 1912-1983

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Felix Louis Vidal (b. 1912, Madison, S.D.-d. July 16, 1983), U.S. Air Force officer, graduated from West Point in 1933 and received his pilot wings the following year. After several assignments in the U.S. and Panama, in 1943 he became commander, 72nd Fighter Wing. He later served as commander, 306th Fighter Wing, and commander, 325th Fighter Group, 15th Air Force, in the Mediterranean Theater of Operations. He resigned his commission in 1946, and in 1947 was commissioned in the Reserve. In 1955...

Wilson, Albert T. (Albert Theodore), 1911-1970

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Albert Theodore Willson Jr. (1911-1970) was born in Alva, Oklahoma. He attended Lafayette College in Pennsylvania for a year, and then entered the U.S. Military Academy, from which he graduated and was commissioned a second lieutenant of Infantry June 12, 1934. He entered Primary Flying School at Randolph Field, Texas, in September 1934, and graduated from the Advanced Flying School at Kelly Field, Texas, and was rated a pilot in September 1935. General Wilson transferred to the Air Corps on Jan...

Hall, William E. (William Evans), 1907-1984

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William Evans Hall (b. Oct. 22, 1907, McAlester, Ok.-d. May 30, 1984), U.S. Air Force officer, was commissioned in the field artillery from West Point in 1929 and graduated from Advanced Flying School in 1934. During World War II, he was secretary and, later, deputy chief of the Air Staff. He was assigned to the 15th Air Force in the Mediterranean Theater as chief of the American mission to Bulgaria and, later, deputy commander of the 15th Air Force in Italy. After the War, General Hall had assi...

Wade, David, 1911-1990

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David Wade biography (b. 1911, Minden, La.; d. May 11, 1990) reached the rank of lieutenant general and assumed command of SAC's Second Air Force, Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana on August 1, 1963. He later took command of the Eighth Air Force on August 1, 1966. He retired from Air Force service on March 1, 1967. From the description of Wade, David, 1911-1990 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10597518 ...

Bogart, Frank A. (Frank Arthur), 1909-1992

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Eaton, Robert E. L. (Robert Edward Lee), 1909-1993

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Robert Edward Lee Eaton (1909-1993) was born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and attended local schools. He entered the University of Mississippi in 1926, and after his freshman year, received a Congressional appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. He graduated in 1931, and received his commission as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Infantry. He attended flying school at Randolph Field, Texas, and received both his pilot and observer wings in late 1932. Eaton ...

Schriever, Bernard A., 1917-2005

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General Bernard Adolph Schriever (1910-2005) was born in Bremen, Germany, in 1910. Schriever is known for overseeing the U.S. intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) program, which ushered the Pentagon and U.S. government into the space age. From the description of Schriever, Bernard A. (Bernard Adolph), 1910-2005 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581689 ...

White, Thomas D. (Thomas Dresser), 1901-1965

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Thomas Dresser White (b. Aug. 6, 1901, Walker, Minn.-d. Dec. 22, 1965), U.S. Air Force officer, received his commission in the infantry in 1920. He studied the Chinese language in China from 1927 to 1931, and served as assistant military attaché for air in Moscow and Rome from 1934 to 1937 and military attaché in Brazil from 1940 to 1942. During World War II he served as assistant chief of staff, then chief of staff, 3rd Air Force; assistant chief of staff for intelligence at Army Air Force HQ; ...

Bergquist, Kenneth P. (Kenneth Paul), 1912-1993

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Richardson, Robert (Robert Charlwood), 1918-

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Robert Charlwood Richardson, III (b. 1918, Rockford, Ill.), U.S. Air Force officer, graduated from West Point in 1939 and received his pilot wings the following year. In 1942 he took command of the 1st Composite Squadron deployed to the South Atlantic, and in 1943 was flight leader in delivering more than 50 P-38s to North Africa via the South Atlantic. Later in World War II, he was assigned to Operations Division, U.S. Strategic Air Force HQ in Europe; Operations Division of HQ, 9th Tactical Ai...

Ritland, Osmond J. (Osmond Jay), 1909-

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Stevenson, John D., 1914-1995

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John D. Stevenson (b. 1914, Laramie, Wyo.-d. Nov. 3, 1995), U.S. Air Force officer, graduated from West Point in 1937 and received his pilot wings the following year. Just before World War II began he was in command of the 22nd Pursuit Squadron in Puerto Rico. In 1942 he was transferred to England as a planning officer on General Eisenhower's staff, and later that year took part in the North African landing as a 12th Fighter Command Staff Officer. As commander of a 27th Fighter Bomber Group, he ...

Wilson, R. C. (Roscoe Charles), 1905-1986

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Roscoe Charles Wilson (b. 1905, Centralia, Pa.-d. Aug. 21, 1986), U.S. Air Force officer, graduated from West Point in 1928 and the next year completed pilot training and transferred to the Air Corps. In 1932 he began his service in the technical and scientific fields, graduating from the Air Corps Engineering School a year later and receiving assignment as project officer on two new aircraft. He returned to the Military Academy in 1937 and in 1940 as a science instructor. In 1943 he was appoint...

Curtin, Richard D. (Richard Daniel), 1915-

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Richard Daniel Curtin was born in Tauton, Massachusetts, in 1915, and entered Brown University in 1933. In 1935, he received a Senatorial appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. He graduated in 1939 with a Bachelor of Science degree, and received his first commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Coast Artillery. Curtin served in antiaircraft training roles at U.S. Army bases in New York and in the Canal Zone, defending U.S. territory and interests with the Pan...

Kuter, Laurence Sherman, 1905-1979

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A 1927 West Point graduate, Laurence Kuter transferred to the Air Corps in 1930. In 1941 he was one of the principal authors of the basic plan for employment of air power in World War II and he then took command of a bomber wing in England. After tours of duty in North Africa, Washington, D.C. and the Pacific Ocean Area, Kuter was promoted to major general. He participated in a series of combined Chief of Staff Conferences at Quebec, Cairo, and London. When General Arnold became suddenly and ser...