Armstrong, Harry George, Maj Gen

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
9356-Medical Officer, Aviation Medicine
Last AFSC Group
Medical Professional
Primary Unit
1930-1931, AAF MOS 3162, US Army (USA)
Service Years
1918 - 1958
Officer Collar Insignia
Major General

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Home State
South Dakota
South Dakota
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
DeSmet, South Dakota
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Feb 05, 1983
Location of Interment
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery - San Antonio, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
National Aviation Hall of Fame
  1998, National Aviation Hall of Fame

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Synopsis of his AFDSM citation:

Awarded for actions during the Cold War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General Harry George Armstrong (AFSN: 209A), United States Air Force, was awarded the Air Force Distinguished Service Medal (Army Design) for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility.

General Orders: Department of the Air Force, General Orders No. 28 (1954)

Service: Air Force

Rank: Major General

Other Comments:
Book: "Masters of the Air" by Donald Miller, Simon & Schuster, 2006
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Flight Surgeon (Chief)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Marine Corps (USMC)US Army (USA)
  1918-1919, US Marine Corps (USMC)
  1925-1930, US Army Reserve (USAR)
  1930-1931, AAF MOS 3162, US Army (USA)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
 Colleges Attended 
University of Minnesota-Twin CitiesUniversity of South DakotaUniversity of LouisvilleUniversity of Cincinnati
University of TorontoUniversity of South Dakota
  1917-1918, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  1919-1921, University of South Dakota
  1921-1925, University of Louisville
  1938-1940, University of Cincinnati
  1940-1941, University of Toronto
  1941-1942, University of South Dakota
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-17 Flying Fortress  B-24 Liberator  P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)  P-51/F-51 Mustang  
  1942-1945, B-17 Flying Fortress
  1942-1945, B-24 Liberator
  1942-1945, P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)
  1944-1945, P-51/F-51 Mustang
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