Delashaw, Robert Lee, Maj Gen

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major General
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
7011-Administrative Staff Officer
Last AFSC Group
Administration
Primary Unit
1966-1969, 7011, Tactical Air Command (TAC)
Service Years
1933 - 1969
Major General

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1914
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Whitesboro
Last Address
San Antonio, TX

Date of Passing
Feb 24, 2012
 
Location of Interment
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery - San Antonio, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
SECTION 40 SITE 878

 Official Badges 

Air Training Command Instructor (pre-1966) Commander Headquarters Air Force Air Force Retired




 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

He served in the US Navy as a machinist mate in the 1930's, then led the 405th Fighter Group in WWII, and later went on to a distinguished career in the USAF.


 


   
Other Comments:
Sources:
wing.chez-alice.fr/USAAF/405th_FG/405th_FG.html (in French)
USAF bio
obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx
www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi
   
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 Unit Assignments
US Navy (USN)Aviation Cadet Flight SchoolUS Army (USA)20th Fighter Group
405th Fighter GroupAir Training CommandOregon Air National GuardArmed Forces Staff College
US Air Force108th Fighter-Bomber WingNational War CollegeHeadquarters Command (HQ USAF)
36th Tactical Fighter WingAdvancement Schools and Courses12th Air ForceTactical Air Command (TAC)
Tactical Air Command (TAC)
  1933-1937, US Navy (USN)
  1939-1940, Aviation Cadet Flight School
  1939-1947, US Army (USA)
  1940-1943, AAF MOS 1055, 20th Fighter Group
  1943-1944, 405th Fighter Group
  1944-1946, Air Training Command
  1946-1949, Oregon Air National Guard
  1949-1949, Armed Forces Staff College
  1949-1952, Joint US Military Mission to Aid to Turkey (JUSMAT)
  1952-1953, 108th Fighter-Bomber Wing
  1953-1955, 479th Fighter Day Wing
  1955-1956, National War College
  1956-1960, Headquarters Command (HQ USAF)
  1960-1963, 36th Tactical Fighter Wing
  1963-1964, Air Ground Operations Training Course
  1964-1965, 12th Air Force
  1965-1966, Tactical Air Command (TAC)
  1966-1969, 7011, Tactical Air Command (TAC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
 Colleges Attended 
Armed Forces Staff CollegeNational War College
  1948-1949, Armed Forces Staff College
  1955-1956, National War College
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk  P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)  P-51/F-51 Mustang  F-100 Super Sabre  
F-105 Thunderchief (Thud)  
  1940-1942, P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk
  1943-1944, P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)
  1952-1952, P-51/F-51 Mustang
  1953-1961, F-100 Super Sabre
  1961-1963, F-105 Thunderchief (Thud)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Feb 28, 2012, Obituary
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