Chickering, Edwin Shepard, Brig Gen

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Primary Unit
1965-1967, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
Service Years
1935 - 1967
Officer Collar Insignia
Brigadier General

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1912
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by SSgt Robert Bruce McClelland, Jr. to remember Chickering, Edwin Shepard (Chick), Brig Gen USAF(Ret).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Oil City, Pennsylvania
Last Address
Little Rock, Arkansas

Date of Passing
Feb 14, 2003
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 7 Site 10033 NS

 Official Badges 

Secretary of Defense Service Headquarters Air Force NATO Badge Air Force Commander

Air Force Retired


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
Other Comments:

Sources:
http://www.ruebelfuneralhome.com/archivedobits/2003/Chickering,%20Edwin.htm
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=8778960
https://www.americanairmuseum.com/person/54559
http://usaaf.com/8AF_SQD/357FG.html
   
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 Ribbon Bar


Aviator (Command)


 
 Unit Assignments
357th Fighter Group67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing405th Fighter-Bomber Wing6486th Air Base Wing
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
  1942-1944, AAF MOS 1065, 357th Fighter Group
  1944-1945, AAF MOS 1065, 367th Fighter Group
  1951-1952, 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing
  1954-1957, 00066, 405th Fighter-Bomber Wing
  1959-1961, 2, 6486th Air Base Wing
  1965-1967, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Northern France Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
  1951-1952 Korean War
 Colleges Attended 
Lehigh UniversityAir War College
  1931-1935, Lehigh University
  1949-1950, Air War College
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-39 Airacobra  P-51/F-51 Mustang  P-38 Lightning (Forked Tail Devil)  P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)  
A-26 (B-26) Invader  F-80/P-80 Shooting Star  F-86 Sabre  A-26 (B-26) Invader  
KB-29P Tanker  F-84 Thunderjet  KB-50 Superfortress  F-100 Super Sabre  
  1942-1943, P-39 Airacobra1
  1943-1944, P-51/F-51 Mustang
  1944-1945, P-38 Lightning (Forked Tail Devil)1
  1945-1945, P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)1
  1951-1952, P-51/F-51 Mustang
  1951-1952, A-26 (B-26) Invader
  1951-1952, F-80/P-80 Shooting Star
  1951-1952, F-86 Sabre
  1954-1956, A-26 (B-26) Invader
  1954-1956, KB-29P Tanker
  1954-1957, F-84 Thunderjet
  1956-1957, KB-50 Superfortress
  1956-1957, F-100 Super Sabre
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