O'Neill, John, Lt Gen

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant General
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
10CXX-Operations Commander
Last AFSC Group
Command and Control
Primary Unit
1957-1958, Air Research and Development Command/Air Force Ballistic Missile Division (AFBMD)
Service Years
1940 - 1977
Official/Unofficial US Air Force Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Lieutenant General

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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Brookline
Last Address
Miami, FL

Date of Passing
Mar 24, 1977
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Air Force Commander Combat Crew Headquarters Air Force Air Force Retired

Missileman (Master)


 Unofficial Badges 

US Army Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal ICBM Master Instructor




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
 Commander, command aircraft, Operation CROSSROADS, 1946; Chief, Guided Missiles Branch, HQ USAF, 1947-1950; Deputy Chief of Staff, Comptroller, Air Force Missile Test Center, 1951-1954; Assistant Director of Programs, Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations, HQ US Air Forces in Europe, 1957-1958; Office of Director of Defense Research and Engineering, Office of Secretary of Defense, 1961-1964; Commander, Space and Missile Systems Organization, 1967-1969; Vice Commander, Air Force Systems Command, 1969-1972. 
   
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 Unit Assignments
US Army (USA)/1st Infantry DivisionUnited States Army Air Forces (USAAF)Headquarters Command (HQ USAF)Air Force Missile Development Center
Air Research and Development Command
  1940-1942, M 4419, US Army (USA)/1st Infantry Division
  1946-1947, United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
  1946-1947, 13LXX, Headquarters Command (HQ USAF)
  1951-1954, 51, Air Force Missile Development Center
  1957-1958, Air Research and Development Command/Air Force Ballistic Missile Division (AFBMD)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1945 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1963-1964 Vietnam Advisory Campaign (1961-65)
 Colleges Attended 
Boston UniversityUniversity of PittsburghAir War College
  1936-1940, Boston University
  1950-1951, University of Pittsburgh
  1954-1955, Air War College
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-17 Flying Fortress  B-29 Superfortress  
  1942-1944, B-17 Flying Fortress
  1944-1946, B-29 Superfortress
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