Backus, Edward Nolen, Brig Gen

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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
00066-Air Commander
Last AFSC Group
Command and Control
Primary Unit
1959-1959, 32nd Air Division
Service Years
1932 - 1961
Officer Collar Insignia
Brigadier General

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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Mar 30, 1973
Location of Interment
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery - San Antonio, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 2A Site 2361

 Official Badges 

Secretary of Defense Service Headquarters Air Force Air Force Commander Air Force Retired

Headquarters Command, USAF

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
Other Comments:
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Aviator (Command)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Air Force10th Air Force9th Air Force12th Bombardment Group, Medium
97th Bomb WingHeadquarters Command (HQ USAF)29th Air Division5th Air Force
HQ 35th Air Division, SAGE, Air Defense Command (ADC)39th Air Division32nd Air Division
  1940-1941, AAF MOS 2161, 16th Bombardment Squadron, Very Heavy
  1942-1942, 11B4X, 10th Air Force
  1942-1942, 9th Air Force
  1942-1943, 12th Bombardment Group, Medium
  1944-1946, 97th Bomb Wing
  1951-1952, Headquarters Command (HQ USAF)
  1952-1953, 29th Air Division
  1954-1955, 5th Air Force
  1954-1955, 5th Air Force
  1956-1958, HQ 35th Air Division, SAGE, Air Defense Command (ADC)
  1956-1959, 39th Air Division
  1959-1959, 32nd Air Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1945 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Air Offensive Campaign Japan (1942-45)
  1952-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
 Colleges Attended 
University of OklahomaWashington & Lee UniversityNational War CollegeUniversity of Maryland at Baltimore
  1926-1927, University of Oklahoma
  1929-1929, Washington & Lee University
  1950-1951, National War College
  1961-1961, University of Maryland at Baltimore
 My Aircraft/Missiles
A-24 Banshee  
  1940-1941, A-24 Banshee
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