Agan, Arthur Columbus, Jr., Lt Gen

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Last Rank
Lieutenant General
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
4096-Aerospace Maintenance Director
Last AFSC Group
Aircraft Maintenance
Primary Unit
1967-1970, 00066, Aerospace Defense Command
Service Years
1937 - 1970
Lieutenant General

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1915
 
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Home Town
San Antonio
Last Address
San Antonio, TX

Date of Passing
Feb 09, 2004
 
Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

Joint Chiefs of Staff US European Command Air Force Commander Headquarters Air Force

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Cold War Medal




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  1937-1939, United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)

AFA Cadet 4th Class
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 United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) Details

United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
The United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) was the military aviation arm of the United States of America between 1926 and 1941. The statutory administrative forerunner of the United States Air Force, it was renamed from the earlier United States Army Air Service on 2 July 1926 and part of the larger United States Army. The Air Corps was the immediate predecessor of the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF), established on 20 June 1941. Although discontinued as an administrative echelon during World War II, the Air Corps (AC) remained as one of the combat arms of the Army until 1947, when it was legally abolished by legislation establishing the Department of the Air Force. The Air Corps was renamed by the United States Congress largely as a compromise between the advocates of a separate air arm and those of the traditionalist Army high command who viewed the aviation arm as an auxiliary branch to support the ground forces. Although its members worked to promote the concept of air power and an autonomous air force between the years between the world wars, its primary purpose by Army policy remained support of ground forces rather than independent operations. On 1 March 1935, still struggling with the issue of a separate air arm, the Army activated the General Headquarters Air Force for centralized control of aviation combat units within the continental United States, separate from but coordinate with the Air Corps. The separation of the Air Corps from control of its combat units caused problems of unity of command that became more acute as the Air Corps enlarged in preparation for World War II. This was resolved by the creation of the Army Air Forces (AAF), making both organizations subordinate to the new higher echelon. The Air Corps ceased to have an administrative structure after 9 March 1942, but as "the permanent statutory organization of the air arm, and the principal component of the Army Air Forces," the overwhelming majority of personnel assigned to the AAF were members of the Air Corps.
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HQ/ Command Element
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Command
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United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)

Brown, Leroy F., MSgt, (1929-1958) [Other Service Rank]
Crook, John Marshall, Lt Col, (1938-1958) [Other Service Rank]
Grismore, George Willard, Capt, (1938-1945) [Other Service Rank]
Hewes, Vernard A., SSgt, (1936-1956) [Other Service Rank]
Hooe, Roy W., MSgt, (1920-1950) [Other Service Rank]
Kelly, Oakley George, Col, (1917-1948) [Other Service Rank]
Ledbetter, Warren G., CWO4, (1936-1962) [Other Service Rank]
Mrizek, Emil August, Lt Col, (1935-1955) [Other Service Rank]
Petrovich, John R., Lt Col, (1938-1968) [Other Service Rank]
Seidenberg, Jack L., (1938-1968) [Other Service Rank]
Spicer, Henry Russell, Maj Gen, (1933-1964) [Other Service Rank]
Stramare, Arthur Charles, MSgt, (1939-1960) [Other Service Rank]
Tibbets, Paul Warfield, Brig Gen, (1937-1966) [Other Service Rank]
Wilkinson, Robert Kabel, CWO4, (1934-1962) [Other Service Rank]
Page, Jerry Dentler, Maj Gen, (1938-1972) AFROTC Cadet 4th Class
Wade, David, Lt Gen, (1935-1967) AFA Cadet 4th Class
Andrews, Frank Maxwell, Lt Gen, (1902-1943) Major General
Westover, Oscar M., Maj Gen, (1901-1938) Major General
Robins, Augustine Warner, Brig Gen, (1904-1940) Brigadier General
Smith, Joseph, Lt Gen, (1923-1958) Brigadier General
Carmichael, Richard Henry, Maj Gen, (1936-1961) Colonel
Davidson, Howard Calhoun, Maj Gen, (1913-1946) Colonel
Hale, Willis Henry, Maj Gen, (1917-1952) Colonel
McChord, William Caldwell, Col, (1907-1937) Colonel
Reeves, Raymond Judson, Gen, (1934-1969) Colonel
Kirtland, Roy Carrington, Col, (1898-1941) Lieutenant Colonel
Anderson, Orvil Arson, Maj Gen, (1917-1951) Major
Banfill, Charles Yawkey, Brig Gen, (1916-1953) Major
Forrest, Nathan Bedford, Brig Gen, (1928-1943) Captain
Bostrom, Frank Peter, Col, (1929-1960) First Lieutenant
Cochran, Philip Gerald, Col, (1935-1946) First Lieutenant
Dyess, William Edwin, Lt Col, (1937-1943) First Lieutenant
Forrest, Nathan Bedford, Brig Gen, (1928-1943) First Lieutenant
Gray, Leon W., Col, (1939-1967) First Lieutenant
Wray, Stanley Tanner, Maj Gen, (1932-1962) First Lieutenant
Agee, Sam Wilkerson, Maj Gen, (1937-1963) Second Lieutenant
Aring, Wilbur W., Brig Gen, (1931-1965) Second Lieutenant
Cabell, Charles Pearre, Gen, (1925-1962) Second Lieutenant
Eubank, William Emanuel, Maj Gen, (1936-1965) Second Lieutenant
Fitzwater, John Timothy, Brig Gen, (1938-1968) Second Lieutenant
Forman, Robert D., Brig Gen, (1938-1966) Second Lieutenant
Mucci, Henry Andrews, 2nd Lt, (1929-1947) Second Lieutenant
Riddle, Kyle Loyd, Brig Gen, (1938-1969) Second Lieutenant
Peterson, Chesley Gordon, Maj Gen, (1938-1970) Flight Officer
Bain, Edwin Vance, MSgt, (1936-1943) Staff Sergeant
Bragg, Woodrow Wilson, TSgt, (1947-1963) Staff Sergeant
Fox, George H., MSgt, (1936-1954) Staff Sergeant
Eierman, Jacob, Maj, (1935-1957) Sergeant
McKee, Herschel Jessup, Lt Col, (1917-1958) Sergeant
Bragg, Ben W., TSgt, (1939-1944) Private
Lankford, Paul, CMSgt Private
Bowman, Charles Henry, Lt Col, (1939-1944) AAF MOS 770 [Other Service Rank]
Chapman, Leonard John, MSgt, (1928-1959) 00 [Other Service Rank]
Craw, Demas Thurlow, Col, (1918-1942) AAF MOS 770 [Other Service Rank]
Kegelman, Charles Clark, Col, (1936-1945) AAF MOS 770 [Other Service Rank]
Yochim, Frederick A., Lt Col, (1939-1964) AAF MOS 941 [Other Service Rank]
Andrews, Frank Maxwell, Lt Gen, (1902-1943) 200 2 Major General
MacDill, Leslie, Col, (1912-1938) AAF MOS 770 Colonel
Monteith, Dwight O., Maj Gen, (1936-1971) AAF MOS 770 Colonel

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