YEAR AND PLACE OF BIRTH: 1917, Portland Ore.

YEARS OF ACTIVE SERVICE: Over 26 years as of July 31, 1966

SCH00LS ATTENDED AND DEGREES: University of Oregon bachelor of science; Basic & Advanced Pilot Training, AFFS; NATO Defense College


Sq Engr, 35th Ftr Gp, Hamilton Fld, Calif., Feb 1941 Dec 1941
Sq Engr, 17th Prov Ftr Sq, Java Dec 1941 Mar 1942
Sq Engr, 35th Ftr Gp, New Guinea Mar 1942 Oct 1942
Flt CO, 328th Ftr Gp, Hamilton Fld, Calif Dec 1942 May l943
Sq CO, 357th Ftr Gp, Santa Rosa AAB, Calif England May 1943 Mar 1944
Dep Gp CO, 357th Ftr Gp, England Mar l944 Aug 1944
Ass't Dep Tng & 0pns Off and later Dep Tng & Opns Off, 3028th AAFBU, Luke Fld, Phoenix, Ariz Aug 1944 Apr 1945
Dir Tng & Opns, Air Inspector & later Deputy Base CO, 3028th AAFBU, Luke Fld, Phoenix, Ariz Apr 945 Jun 1946
Ass't Comdt, 3028th AAFBU, Luke Fld, Phoenix, Ariz Jul 1946 Nov 1946
CO, 3010th AAFBU, Williams Fld, Chandler, Ariz Dec 1946 Jul 1947
Stu, Univ of Oregon, 41st AAFBU, Maxwell Fld, Ala Aug 1947 Sep 1948
Stu Pln Off, Plans Div, Hq USAF, Wash, DC Sep 1948 Nov 1951
Stu, NATO Defense College, APO 55 Dec 1951 May 1952
Air Mbr, Comb Exercise Plng, APO 55 Jun 1952 Jun 1955
Ass't Dep for Opns, Hq WADF, Hamilton AFB, Calif Jul 1955 Sep 1956
Ass't Dep COS, Opns, Hq WADF, Hamilton AFB, Calif Oct 1956 Sep 1958
DCS Opns, Hq 28th ADiv, Hami1ton AFB Calif Sep 1958 Oct 1959
Ch, Plans Div & Actg Dir of Plans & Pol, Hq NORAD & CONAD, Ent AFB, Colo 0c 1959 Jul 1962
Comdr, Minot AD Sector, Minot AFB, N Dak Jul 1962 Jul 1963
Vice Comdr & later Comdr, Hq 65th ADiv, Torrejon AB, Spain Jul 1963 Jul 1964
Comdr, 86th ADiv, Ramstein AB, Germany Jul 1964

Silver Star
Distinguished Flying Cross with two oak leaf clusters
Purple Heart
Air Medal with six oak leaf clusters
Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Defense Service Medal
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
World War II Victory Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Small Arms Marksmanship Ribbon
Air Force Longevity Service Award and five oak leaf clusters
Croix de Guerre with Gold Star, French Republic
Croix de Guerre with Palm, French Republic


Second Lieutenant 7 Feb 41
First Lieutenant 31 Mar 42 5 Jul 46
Captain 19 Mar 43
Major 27 Oct -43 3 Sep 4-88
Lieutenant Colonel 30 Apr 44 12 Jul 51
Colonel 19 Jan 51 22 Jul 59
Brigadier General 1 Sep 65