Estes, Howell Marion, Jr., Gen

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Last Rank
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
00066-Air Commander
Last AFSC Group
Command and Control
Primary Unit
1964-1969, Military Airlift Command (MAC)
Service Years
1936 - 1967
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Contact Info
Home Town
Ft. Oglethorpe
Last Address
Bethesda, MD

Date of Passing
Jul 02, 2007
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
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Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Missileman (Basic) Headquarters Air Force Air Force Commander Air Force Retired

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Estes was presented the General H.H. Arnold Trophy, the highest military honor given by the Arnold Air Society, on April 26, 1967 for outstanding contributions to military aviation and aerospace programs.
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Aviator (Command)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
23rd Pursuit Squadron, InterceptorUnited States Air Forces in Europe (COMUSAFE/USAFE)44th Bombardment Wing, Medium,Air Base Units
22nd Bombardment Wing, MediumFar East Air Forces98th Bomb Wing320th Bombardment Wing, Heavy
12th Air DivisionHeadquarters Command (HQ USAF)Air Force Systems Command (AFSC)Military Airlift Command (MAC)
  1940-1944, 23rd Pursuit Squadron, Interceptor
  1946-1948, United States Air Forces in Europe (COMUSAFE/USAFE)
  1949-1951, 44th Bombardment Wing, Medium,
  1949-1951, 1st Air Base Group
  1949-1951, 22nd Bombardment Wing, Medium
  1951-1951, Far East Air Forces
  1951-1951, 98th Bomb Wing
  1951-1953, 320th Bombardment Wing, Heavy
  1951-1953, 12th Air Division
  1957-1961, Headquarters Command (HQ USAF)
  1961-1962, Air Force Systems Command (AFSC)
  1964-1969, Military Airlift Command (MAC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Air Offensive, Europe Campaign (1942-44)1
  1952-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military AcademyAir War College
  1932-1936, United States Military Academy
  1948-1949, Air War College
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