Armstrong, Harry George, Maj Gen

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
9356-Medical Officer, Aviation Medicine
Last AFSC Group
Medical Professional
Primary Unit
1930-1931, AAF MOS 3162, US Army (USA)
Service Years
1918 - 1958
Officer Collar Insignia
Major General

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Home State
South Dakota
South Dakota
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by SSgt Robert Bruce McClelland, Jr. to remember Armstrong, Harry George, Maj Gen USAF(Ret).

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Contact Info
Home Town
DeSmet, South Dakota
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Feb 05, 1983
Location of Interment
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery - San Antonio, Texas
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 Official Badges 

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Cold War Medal

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
National Aviation Hall of Fame
  1998, National Aviation Hall of Fame

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Synopsis of his AFDSM citation:

Awarded for actions during the Cold War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General Harry George Armstrong (AFSN: 209A), United States Air Force, was awarded the Air Force Distinguished Service Medal (Army Design) for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility.

General Orders: Department of the Air Force, General Orders No. 28 (1954)

Service: Air Force

Rank: Major General

Other Comments:
Book: "Masters of the Air" by Donald Miller, Simon & Schuster, 2006
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  1930-1931, AAF MOS 3162, US Army (USA)

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February / 1930
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April / 1931
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AAF MOS 3162-Flight Surgeon
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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2019
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He commissioned a 1st Lt. in the Regular Army Medical Corps, and assigned to Fort Sneering, MN. From Sep-Dec 1930, he studied at the Army Medical School, Washington, D.C., and graduated from the Medical Field Service School at Carlisle Barracks, PA., four months later.

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18 Members Also There at Same Time
US Army (USA)

Sweeney, Walter Campbell, Gen, (1926-1965) A29 AAF MOS 2260 First Lieutenant
Mucci, Henry Andrews, 2nd Lt, (1929-1947) 00 [Other Service Rank]
Blackburn, Thomas Welch, Brig Gen, (1917-1952) 11 Brigadier General
Blake, Gordon Aylesworth, Lt Gen, (1931-1965) 01 Second Lieutenant
Losey, Robert Moffat, Capt, (1929-1940) 01 Second Lieutenant
Moody, George Putnam, Maj, (1929-1941) 01 Second Lieutenant
Scott, Eldred Von, Lt Col, (1924-1959) 00 Sergeant
Parrish, Noel Francis, Brig Gen, (1930-1964) [Other Service Rank]
York, Edward Joseph, Col, (1930-1966) [Other Service Rank]
Hanley, Thomas James, Maj Gen, (1915-1952) Major General
Walton, Leo Andrew, Maj Gen, (1915-1949) Major General
Saunders, Laverne George, Brig Gen, (1928-1947) Captain
Sweeney, Walter Campbell, Gen, (1926-1965) First Lieutenant
Asensio, Manuel Jose, Lt Gen, (1927-1960) Second Lieutenant
Cabell, Charles Pearre, Gen, (1925-1962) Second Lieutenant
Scott, Robert Lee, Brig Gen, (1927-1957) Second Lieutenant
Wilson, Russell Alger, Brig Gen, (1924-1944) Second Lieutenant
Baker, Addison Earl, Lt Col, (1929-1943) Private
Castle, Frederick Walter, Brig Gen, (1930-1944) Private
Army Corps of Engineers

Asensio, Manuel Jose, Lt Gen, (1927-1960) Second Lieutenant

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