Ahern, Timothy I., Maj Gen

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
11A4X-Staff
Last AFSC Group
Pilot
Primary Unit
1973-1974, Aerospace Defense Command
Service Years
1943 - 1978
Major General

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Home State
Connecticut
Connecticut
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
New Haven
Last Address
Arlington, Virginia

Date of Passing
Apr 16, 2003
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 30 Site 481-2

 Official Badges 

NORAD Command Badge Air Force Commander Headquarters Air Force Air Force Retired




 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
In February 1973, General Ahern was named deputy commander, 22d NORAD Region, North Bay, Ontario, Canada. In June 1973, he became deputy chief of staff, plans for Aerospace Defense Command, at Colorado Springs, Colo. With the consolidation of the North American Air Defense Command, the Continental Air Defense Command, and ADC Headquarters, General Ahern was named assistant deputy chief of staff, programs and requirements, and in April 1974 was elevated to the post of deputy chief of staff, plans and programs for NORAD and ADC. He became director, operational requirements, Deputy Chief of Staff, Research and Development, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Sept. 1, 1975. On Feb. 1, 1977, he became assistant deputy chief of staff, research and development. 
   
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 Unit Assignments
731st Bomb Squadron8th Air ForceAir Training CommandHeadquarters Command (HQ USAF)
325th Fighter-Interceptor SquadronAir Combat Command57th Fighter-Interceptor SquadronAir Defense Command (ADC)
57th Fighter GroupNorth American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD)Aerospace Defense Command
  1944-1944, 731st Bomb Squadron
  1944-1944, 8th Air Force
  1947-1948, M 5004, Air Training Command
  1954-1957, Headquarters Command (HQ USAF)
  1961-1962, 325th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
  1964-1965, Air Combat Command
  1964-1965, 57th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
  1965-1967, Air Defense Command (ADC)
  1968-1968, 57th Fighter Group
  1973-1973, North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD)/22nd NORAD Region, Canadian Forces Base North Bay
  1973-1974, Aerospace Defense Command
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1962-1962 Cuban Missile Crisis
 Colleges Attended 
National War CollegeHarvard University
  1963-1964, National War College
  1967-1968, Harvard University
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-17 Flying Fortress  B-25 Mitchell  P-51/F-51 Mustang  B-26 Marauder  
T-33 Shooting Star (T-Bird)  F-102 Delta Dagger  
  1944-1944, B-17 Flying Fortress
  1945-1947, B-25 Mitchell
  1947-1948, P-51/F-51 Mustang
  1947-1948, B-26 Marauder
  1947-1948, T-33 Shooting Star (T-Bird)
  1960-1961, F-102 Delta Dagger
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