Edwards, Edmund Barber, Brig Gen

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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
0036-Director of Operations
Last AFSC Group
Command and Control
Primary Unit
1968-1969, USAFE Headquarters
Service Years
1943 - 1974
Officer Collar Insignia
Brigadier General

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Contact Info
Home Town
San Antonio, Texas
Last Address
Fort Belvoir, Fairfax County, Virginia

Date of Passing
Dec 06, 2003
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 34 Site 4132

 Official Badges 

Joint Chiefs of Staff Supreme Headquarters Allied Forces Europe (SHAPE) Missileman (Basic) Headquarters Air Force

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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 Ribbon Bar

Command Pilot Badge

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
64th Fighter Wing79th Fighter Squadron20th Fighter Group49th Fighter-Bomber Group
Far East Air ForcesHeadquarters Command (HQ USAF)587th Tactical Missile Group586th Tactical Missile Group
17th Air Force2nd Air Division20th Tactical Fighter WingUSAFE Headquarters
  1945-1947, 64th Fighter Wing
  1947-1948, 79th Fighter Squadron
  1947-1948, 20th Fighter Group
  1953-1953, 49th Fighter-Bomber Group
  1955-1956, Far East Air Forces
  1956-1958, Headquarters Command (HQ USAF)
  1960-1961, 587th Tactical Missile Group
  1961-1962, 586th Tactical Missile Group
  1962-1963, Headquarters, 17th Air Force
  1965-1966, 2nd Air Division
  1966-1968, 20th Tactical Fighter Wing
  1968-1969, USAFE Headquarters
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1945 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1948-1949 Berlin Airlift (East Gemany)
  1952-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
  1965-1966 Vietnam Defensive Campaign (1965-66)
 Colleges Attended 
Kemper Military School and CollegeUnited States Military AcademyIndustrial College of the Armed Forces, Washington, D.C.George Washington University
  1938-1939, Kemper Military School and College
  1939-1942, United States Military Academy
  1963-1963, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Washington, D.C.
  1963-1964, George Washington University
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)  P-51/F-51 Mustang  F-84 Thunderjet  LGM-30A/B  Minuteman I Missile  
F-105 Thunderchief (Thud)  
  1944-1945, P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)
  1944-1945, P-51/F-51 Mustang
  1948-1949, F-84 Thunderjet
  1958-1960, LGM-30A/B Minuteman I Missile
  1965-1965, F-105 Thunderchief (Thud)
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