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Bond, Charles Rankin, Jr.

Date of birth:
April 22nd, 1915 (Dallas/Texas, United States)
Date of death:
August 18th, 2009 (Dallas/Texas, United States)
Buried on:
Restland Memorial Park
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
First American Volunteer Group "Flying Tigers, Republic of China Air Force
Awarded on:
1996

Presented by Air Force Chief of Staff Ronald R. Fogleman.
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Period:
Vietnam War (1955-1975)
Rank:
Major General
Unit:
12th Air Force, U.S. Air Force
"For exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States, culminating as Commander of the TWELFTH Air Force, Waco Texas, from 1967 to 1968. The singularly distinctive accomplishments of General Bond culminate a long and distinguished career in the service of his country and his dedicated contributions reflect the highest credit upon himself and the United States Air Force."
Distinguished Service Medal - Air Force
Period:
Vietnam War (1955-1975)
Rank:
Major General
Legion of Merit - US Military
Period:
Vietnam War (1955-1975)
Rank:
Major General

Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu
Legion of Merit - US Military
Command Pilot Wing

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