Felices, Salvador, Maj Gen

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
00066-Air Commander
Last AFSC Group
Command and Control
Primary Unit
1973-1974, United States Air Forces in Europe (COMUSAFE/USAFE)
Service Years
1946 - 1974
Officer Collar Insignia
Major General

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Home State
Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Vienna (Wien), Austria

Date of Passing
Jul 14, 1987
Location of Interment
United States Air Force Academy Cemetery - Colorado Springs, Colorado
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: 003 A 073

 Official Badges 

Missileman (Basic) Headquarters Air Force Air Force Commander Commander

Air Force Retired

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
My memories of M/Gen Felices    

General Felices (then Lt Col) commanded the 903rd Air Refueling Squadron, Beale AFB, CA, during a period of time in which I served as a KC-135 combat crew navigator (early 1960's). He was a great commander and a very personable individal. 

As a Standardization Crew navigator I had the opportunity to fly with him on numerous occasions. At that time, there was never a question in my mind but that he had the professional drive and determination to achieve well deserved command positions in the years ahead....which he did. It was a  true pleasure to serve with him, those many years ago.

McClaine, Richard (Dick), Maj
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
97th Bombardment Wing, HeavyStrategic Air Command (SAC)43rd Bombardment Wing, HeavyUS Air Force
359th Bombardment Squadron, Medium98th Bombardment Wing, Medium344th Bombardment Squadron, Medium15th Air Force
903rd Air Refueling Squadron, Heavy456th Bomb Wing416th Bombardment Wing306th Bombardment Wing, Heavy
823rd Air DivisionHeadquarters, Strategic Air Command (SAC)1st Strategic Aerospace Division16th Air Force
United States Air Forces in Europe (COMUSAFE/USAFE)
  1946-1947, 97th Bombardment Wing, Heavy
  1946-1947, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
  1948-1951, 43rd Bombardment Wing, Heavy
  1952-1953, 303d Aeronautical Systems Wing
  1952-1953, 359th Bombardment Squadron, Medium
  1953-1954, 98th Bombardment Wing, Medium
  1953-1954, 344th Bombardment Squadron, Medium
  1957-1959, 15th Air Force
  1961-1964, 903rd Air Refueling Squadron, Heavy
  1961-1964, 456th Bomb Wing
  1967-1968, 416th Bombardment Wing
  1968-1968, 306th Bombardment Wing, Heavy
  1969-1970, 823rd Air Division
  1970-1971, Headquarters, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
  1972-1973, 1st Strategic Aerospace Division
  1973-1974, 16th Air Force
  1973-1974, United States Air Forces in Europe (COMUSAFE/USAFE)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1967-1968 Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase II Campaign (1967-68)
 Colleges Attended 
University of Puerto Rico at AreciboUnited States Military AcademyNational War College
  1939-1943, University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo
  1943-1946, United States Military Academy
  1964-1965, National War College
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-29 Superfortress  B-50 Superfortress  B-47 Stratojet  B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)  
KC-135 Stratotanker  
  1946-1947, B-29 Superfortress
  1948-1951, B-50 Superfortress
  1954-1957, B-47 Stratojet
  1954-1957, B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)
  1957-1957, KC-135 Stratotanker
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