Eaker, Ira Clarence, Gen

Deceased
 
 Service Photo   Service Details
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Last Rank
General
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 770-Airplane Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1942-1945, 8th Air Force
Service Years
1917 - 1947
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
General

 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1896
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Field Creek, Texas
Last Address
Washington, DC

Date of Passing
Aug 06, 1987
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 30, Site 490-2

 Official Badges 

Headquarters Air Force Commander Air Force Retired


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
National Aviation Hall of Fame
  1970, National Aviation Hall of Fame3


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
Other Comments:
Sources:

http://www.veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.php?recordID=618 



http://www.af.mil/AboutUs/Biographies/Display/tabid/225/Article/107172/general-ira-c-eaker.aspx 



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ira_C._Eaker 



http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6634056



http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=647 



http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/iraeaker.htm 



http://www.nytimes.com/1987/08/08/obituaries/ira-c-eaker-91-is-dead-helped-create-air-force.html 



http://dmairfield.com/people/eaker_ic/index.htm



http://spartacus-educational.com/2WWeaker.htm



http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=7390  



http://www.afhso.af.mil/photos/mediagallery.asp?page=5


   
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 Ribbon Bar


Command Pilot Badge


 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Army (USA)1st Aero SquadronAviation Section, Signal CorpsAviation Cadet Flight School
US Air Force17th Pursuit Squadron, Interceptor20th Pursuit Group12th Air Force
15th Air ForceUnited States Army Air Forces (USAAF)8th Air Force
  1917-1918, US Army (USA)
  1917-1919, 1st Aero Squadron
  1918-1918, Aviation Section, Signal Corps
  1918-1918, AAF MOS 770, Aviation Cadet Flight School
  1927-1934, Second Air Force (2nd Air Force)
  1927-1934, Second Air Force (2nd Air Force)
  1941-1945, 34th Pursuit Squadron, Interceptor
  1941-1945, 17th Pursuit Squadron, Interceptor
  1941-1945, 20th Pursuit Group
  1941-1945, 12th Air Force
  1941-1945, 15th Air Force
  1941-1947, United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
  1942-1945, 8th Air Force
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 World War II
 Colleges Attended 
Columbia UniversityUniversity of Southern California
  1930-1931, Columbia University
  1931-1934, University of Southern California
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-17 Flying Fortress  
  1942-1942, B-17 Flying Fortress
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