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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Brigadier General
Service Years
1917 - 1943
MOS
AAF MOS 1092-Pilot, B-17
Home State
New Mexico
Brigadier General

AAF Command Pilot Badge

Rifle
AA Artillery
Aero Weapons

Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Papua New Guinea
Conflict
World War II
Jan 05, 1943
Army Medal of Honor (1945-Present)
Criteria
The Medal of Honor is awarded for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of one's life, above and beyond the call of duty. This gallantry must be performed either while engaged in action ag... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Silver Star
Criteria
The Silver Star may be awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States, is cited for gallantry in action, against an enemy of the United States whil... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Legion of Merit
Devices : Gold Letter V
Criteria
The Legion of Merit is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States without degree for exceptionally outstanding conduct in the performance of meritorious service to the United States. ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Medal (Army/Air Force)
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
WWI Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War I Victory Medal was awarded for military service during the First World War. It was awarded for active service between April 6, 1917, and November 11, 1918; for service with the American... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
American Defense Service Medal
Criteria
a. The ADSM was established by EO 8808, announced in War Department Bulletin 17, 1941. It is awarded for service between 8 September 1939 and 7 December 1941 under orders to active duty for a period o... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)
Description
(Western Pacific Campaign 15 June 1944 to 2 September 1945) Attacks on Truk, where the Japanese had a major base, continued as preparations were made for the invasion of the Marianas. The American tro... More
1945 - 1945
World War II
Description
Overview of World War II 

World War II killed more people, involved more nations, and cost more money than any other war in history. Altogether, 70 million people served in the armed forces during th
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1941 - 1945
Service to 1943
Battle of New Georgia
Description
Landings on New Georgia began as early as June 20, 1943 when Marines, followed by Army forces the next day, landed at Segi Point and moved overland to take Viru Harbor on July 1. There were various ot... More
1943 - 1943
European Theater
European Theater
Rank
Brigadier General
Comments
Comments Pending
Brigadier General
1942 - 1943
European Theater
European Theater
Rank
Colonel
Comments
Comments Pending
Colonel
1942 - 1942
USAAF 4th Army Air Force
USAAF 4th Army Air Force
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Colonel
1941 - 1942
Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)
Description
(Philippine Islands Campaign 7 Dec 1941 to 10 May 1942) A few hours after the raid on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, Japanese aircraft attacked the Philippines. Three days later Japanese troops land... More
1941 - 1942
USAAF 9th Army Air Force
USAAF 9th Army Air Force
Rank
Major
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1938 - 1940
US Army Air Force (USAAF)
US Army Air Force (USAAF)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1935 - 1937
US Army Air Force (USAAF)
US Army Air Force (USAAF)
Rank
First Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
First Lieutenant
1925 - 1934
28th Aviation Battalion
28th Aviation Battalion
Rank
First Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
First Lieutenant
1924 - 1925
Philippine Division
Philippine Division
Rank
First Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
First Lieutenant
1923 - 1924
Army Garrison, Fort Sill, OK
Army Garrison, Fort Sill, OK
Rank
First Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
First Lieutenant
1919 - 1922
US Army Air Force (USAAF)
US Army Air Force (USAAF)
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Second Lieutenant
1918 - 1918
(Select in Colleges) (ROTC), E/1
School
(Select in Colleges) (ROTC)
Company
E
Platoon
1
1918
ROTC California State University Sacramento (Cadre), HQ, US Army Cadet Command
ROTC California State University Sacramento (Cadre), HQ, US Army Cadet Command
Rank
[Other Service Rank]
Comments
Comments Pending
[Other Service Rank]
1917 - 1918
World War I
Description
The United States of America declared war on the German Empire on April 6, 1917. The U.S. was an independent power and did not officially join the Allies. It closely cooperated with them militarily bu... More
1917 - 1918
Service from 1917

 
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