If you have additional information and/or photographs to support this Remembrance Profile, or have a question, contact the Administrator HERE

   
57 kb
Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Major General
Service Years
1933 - 1966
AFSC/MOS
1021A-Pilot
Home State
North Carolina


Aviator (Command)
Observer Badge



Location
North Carolina
Plot Coordinates
SECTION 1 SITE 167-F
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
May 30, 1992
Legion of Merit (1939-2015)
Criteria
The Legion of Merit is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States without degree for exceptionally outstanding conduct in the performance of meritorious service to the United States. ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Army Commendation Medal
Criteria
The Army Commendation Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving in any capacity with the Army, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement,... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Army Commendation Medal
Criteria
The Army Commendation Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving in any capacity with the Army, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement,... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Army Commendation Medal
Criteria
The Army Commendation Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving in any capacity with the Army, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement,... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Army Commendation Medal
Criteria
The Army Commendation Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving in any capacity with the Army, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement,... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
American Defense Service Medal (1939-1941)
Criteria
The American Defense Service Medal was awarded for service in the Armed Forces between September 8, 1939, and December 7, 1941. Army members had to serve 12 months to be eligible, but Navy and Marine ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
American Defense Service Medal (1939-1941)
Criteria
The American Defense Service Medal was awarded for service in the Armed Forces between September 8, 1939, and December 7, 1941. Army members had to serve 12 months to be eligible, but Navy and Marine ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present)
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present)
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Force Longevity Award
Criteria
It is awarded to all service members of the U.S. Air Force who complete four years of honorable active or reserve military service with any branch of the United States Armed Forces. The Air Force Long... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Force Longevity Award
Criteria
It is awarded to all service members of the U.S. Air Force who complete four years of honorable active or reserve military service with any branch of the United States Armed Forces. The Air Force Long... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Force Longevity Award
Criteria
It is awarded to all service members of the U.S. Air Force who complete four years of honorable active or reserve military service with any branch of the United States Armed Forces. The Air Force Long... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Force Longevity Award
Criteria
It is awarded to all service members of the U.S. Air Force who complete four years of honorable active or reserve military service with any branch of the United States Armed Forces. The Air Force Long... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Force Longevity Award
Criteria
It is awarded to all service members of the U.S. Air Force who complete four years of honorable active or reserve military service with any branch of the United States Armed Forces. The Air Force Long... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Force Longevity Award
Criteria
It is awarded to all service members of the U.S. Air Force who complete four years of honorable active or reserve military service with any branch of the United States Armed Forces. The Air Force Long... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Force Longevity Award
Criteria
It is awarded to all service members of the U.S. Air Force who complete four years of honorable active or reserve military service with any branch of the United States Armed Forces. The Air Force Long... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Service to 1966
Military Air Transport Service (MATS)
Military Air Transport Service (MATS)
Rank
Brigadier General
Location
Andrews AFB - Maryland
Comments
Show Comments
1952 - 1954
Headquarters Command (HQ USAF)
Headquarters Command (HQ USAF)
Rank
Colonel
Location
Pentagon, Arlington - Virginia
Comments
Comments Pending
1948 - 1951
United Nations (UN)
United Nations (UN)
Rank
Colonel
Location
New York City - New York
Comments
Show Comments
1946 - 1948
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Description Pending
1948
Air Training Command
Air Training Command
Rank
Colonel
Location
Westover Field - Massachusetts
Comments
Show Comments
1946 - 1946
Second Air Force (2nd Air Force)
Second Air Force (2nd Air Force)
Rank
Colonel
Location
Colorado Springs - Colorado
Comments
Show Comments
1943 - 1945
World War II
Description
Overview of World War II 

World War II killed more people, involved more nations, and cost more money than any other war in history. Altogether, 70 million people served in the armed forces during th
... More
1941 - 1945
5th Bombardment Group, Heavy
5th Bombardment Group, Heavy
Rank
Colonel
Location
Luganville Airfield, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides
AFSC
AAF MOS 1060-Bombardment Unit Commander
Comments
Show Comments
1942 - 1943
Silver Star
Criteria
The Silver Star may be awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States, is cited for gallantry in action, against an enemy of the United States whil... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
Legion of Merit (1939-2015)
Criteria
The Legion of Merit is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States without degree for exceptionally outstanding conduct in the performance of meritorious service to the United States. ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
Distinguished Flying Cross
Criteria
The Distinguished Flying Cross may be awarded to military members who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism or outstanding achievement while participa... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
Air Medal
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
WWII - Pacific Theater of Operations/Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)
Description
(Central Pacific Campaign 7 December 1941 to 6 December 1943) The war in the Central Pacific began with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941. Six months later an AAF task force took ... More
1943 - 1943
WWII - Pacific Theater of Operations/Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)
Description
(Guadalcanal Campaign 7 August 1942 to 21 February 1943) On 7 August 1942 the first stage of the offensive began with landings by a Marine division on Guadalcanal and nearby islands. The Japanese reac... More
1942 - 1943
7th Air Force
7th Air Force
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Location
Hickam Field, Oahu, T.H. - Hawaii
Comments
Show Comments
1942 - 1942
42nd Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
42nd Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Location
Hickam Field & Kualoa Point Field, Oahu, T.H. - Hawaii
AFSC
AAF MOS 1060-Bombardment Unit Commander
Comments
Show Comments
1942 - 1942
11th Bombardment Group, Heavy
11th Bombardment Group, Heavy
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Location
Hickam Field & Kualoa Point Field, Oahu, T.H. - Hawaii
AFSC
AAF MOS 1091-Pilot, B-17
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1942
7th Air Force
7th Air Force
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Location
Hickam Field, Oahu, T.H. - Hawaii
Comments
Show Comments
1942 - 1942
Distinguished Service Cross
Criteria
The Distinguished Service Cross may awarded to a person who, while serving in any capacity with the Army, distinguishes himself by extraordinary heroism not justifying the award of a Medal of Honor. T... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1942
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1942
World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater
Description
The plan of the Pacific subseries was determined by the geography, strategy, and the military organization of a theater largely oceanic. Two independent, coordinate commands, one in the Southwest Paci... More
1942 - 1942
5th Bombardment Group, Heavy
5th Bombardment Group, Heavy
Rank
Major
Location
Hickam Field, Oahu - Hawaii
AFSC
AAF MOS 1060-Bombardment Unit Commander
Comments
Show Comments
1941 - 1942
WWII - Pacific Theater of Operations/Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)
Description
(Central Pacific Campaign 7 December 1941 to 6 December 1943) The war in the Central Pacific began with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941. Six months later an AAF task force took ... More
1941 - 1941
Attack on Pearl Harbor
Description
Dec 7, 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
1941 - 1941
18th Bombardment Wing
18th Bombardment Wing
Rank
Captain
Location
Hickam Field, Oahu, T.H. - Hawaii
AFSC
AAF MOS 1051-Pilot - Two-Engine
Comments
Comments Pending
1939 - 1940
9th Bombardment Group, Very Heavy
9th Bombardment Group, Very Heavy
Rank
First Lieutenant
Location
Mitchel Field - New York
AFSC
AAF MOS 1051-Pilot - Two-Engine
Comments
Comments Pending
1934 - 1939
Aviation Cadet Flight Training Course
Aviation Cadet Flight Training Course
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
Kelly Field, San Antonio - Texas
AFSC
AAF MOS 770-Airplane Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
1933 - 1934
Service from 1933

 
Copyright Togetherweserved.com Inc 2003-2011