Carpenter, John Wilson, III, Lt Gen

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Last Rank
Lieutenant General
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
2-General Officer
Last AFSC Group
Special Identifiers
Primary Unit
1961-1964, Headquarters Command (HQ USAF)
Service Years
1940 - 1970
Lieutenant General

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Starkville, MS
Last Address
San Antonio, TX

Date of Passing
Nov 08, 1996
Location of Interment
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery - San Antonio, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 14A Site 579-Q

 Official Badges 

Joint Chiefs of Staff Missileman (Basic) Headquarters Air Force Commander

Air Force Retired Headquarters Command, USAF

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
Other Comments:
Not Specified
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Aviator (Command)

 Unit Assignments
19th Bombardment Group, Heavy509th Composite Group20th Air Force13th Air Force
Air Research and Development CommandArnold Engineering Development CenterAir Force Flight Test Center (AFFTC)Headquarters Command (HQ USAF)
  1940-1942, 1021A, 19th Bombardment Group, Heavy
  1944-1945, 11, 509th Composite Group
  1944-1945, 20th Air Force
  1951-1952, 13th Air Force
  1951-1953, Air Research and Development Command
  1954-1955, Arnold Engineering Development Center
  1959-1961, Air Force Flight Test Center (AFFTC)
  1961-1964, Headquarters Command (HQ USAF)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
 Colleges Attended 
Northeastern Oklahoma A & M CollegeMississippi State UniversityUnited States Military AcademyAir Command and Staff College
Air War College
  1932-1933, Northeastern Oklahoma A & M College
  1933-1934, Mississippi State University
  1935-1939, United States Military Academy
  1945-1947, Air Command and Staff College
  1953-1954, Air War College
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-17 Flying Fortress  B-29 Superfortress  X-15 (Rocket Powered)  
  1941-1942, B-17 Flying Fortress
  1944-1944, B-29 Superfortress
  1959-1961, X-15 (Rocket Powered)
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