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
Officer Collar Insignia
Lieutenant General

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Contact Info
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 Headquarters Air Force Air Force Commander

Air Force Retired

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Cold War Medal

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  1946-1949, Continental Air Command (CAC)

From Month/Year
August / 1946
To Month/Year
February / 1949
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Mitchel Field
New York
 Continental Air Command (CAC) Details

Continental Air Command (CAC)
Continental Air Command was a Major Command of the United States Air Force responsible primarily for administering the Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve. During the Korean War, ConAC provided the necessary augmentation to the regular Air Force while it rebuilt itself under wartime conditions. Later, during the 1950s, it was a training force for reservists with no prior military service. ConAC provided peacetime airlift missions for the Air Force. It was mobilized twice in 1961 and 1962 by president Kennedy for the Berlin and Cuban Missile Crisis. Lastly, it was used by president Lyndon B. Johnson for airlift operations into the Dominican Republic and South Vietnam.
Mitchel Field was the original home of the Continental Air Command (CONAC). CONAC was established on 1 December 1948. Mitchel Field was the home of CONAC headquarters and remained so until April 1961. In 1961, Mitchel Field was deactivated and CONAC HQ was moved to Robins AFB GA where it remained until CONAC deactivated on 1 August 1968 and was replaced by the Air Force Reserve. At the outset, the Continental Air Command had jurisdiction over the Tactical Air Command and Air Defense Command and focused on tactical aviation, air defense, and the Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve programs. In 1950, the Tactical Air Command became an independent organization. The Air Defense Command became an independent organization, in 1951. Beginning in February 1951, CONAC concentrated on administering the two reserve programs.
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Continental Air Command (CAC)

Stratemeyer, George Edward, Lt Gen, (1911-1952) A23 AAF MOS 1063 Lieutenant General
Ackerman, John Bevier, Maj Gen, (1932-1960) Colonel
Riddle, Kyle Loyd, Brig Gen, (1938-1969) Lieutenant Colonel
Linton, James Harvey, Lt Col, (1943-1973) 11 Captain
Ellison, Bobby P., Col, (1947-1980) Corporal

Finnegan, Terence Patrick, Maj Gen, (1937-1962) Colonel
Zumhingst, Herbert, Lt Col, (1943-1984) A23 AAF MOS 1093 First Lieutenant

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