Burns, John J., Sr., Lt Gen

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Last Rank
Lieutenant General
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
Last AFSC Group
Special Identifiers
Service Years
1942 - 1979
Lieutenant General

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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Niceville, Florida
On the golf course!

Date of Passing
Aug 08, 2000
Location of Interment
Heritage Gardens - Niceville, Florida
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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
September 1977
U.S. Readiness Command
MacDill AFB. FL
Other Comments:
Lt Gen Burns was a Command Pilot. His military decorations and
awards include: 
the Distinguished Service Medal with oak leaf
cluster, Silver Star, Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster,
Distinguished Flying Cross with two oak leaf clusters, Bronze
Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster,
Air Medal with 33 oak leaf clusters, Air Force Commendation
Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Air Force Outstanding Unit
Award with two oak leaf clusters, Order of National Security
Merit Gugseon Medal (Republic of Korea), and Republic of Korea
Presidential Unit Citation.

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Aviator (Command)

 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)  F-84 Thunderjet  F-101 Voodoo  F-4 Phantom  
  1943-1950, P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)
  1950-1952, F-84 Thunderjet
  1957-1963, F-101 Voodoo
  1963-1969, F-4 Phantom
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