|Edwin S. Chickering|
Brigadier General Edwin S. Chickering
|Born||21 September 1912|
|Died||14 February 2003(aged 90)|
|Place of birth||Oil City, Pennsylvania|
|Place of death||Little Rock, Arkansas|
|Buried at||Arlington National Cemetery|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
United States Army Air Corps|
United States Army Air Forces
United States Air Force
|Years of service||1935–1967|
357th Fighter Group|
367th Fighter Group
405th Fighter Bomber Wing
836th Air Division
World War II|
Early life[edit | edit source]
Chickering was born in Oil City, Pennsylvania on 21 September 1912. He graduated from Lehigh University in 1935 with a degree in engineering. After graduating, he joined the United States Army Air Corps and attended flight school. He was commissioned a second lieutenant and assigned to Kelly Field in Texas.
World War II[edit | edit source]
Korean War[edit | edit source]
Awards and decorations[edit | edit source]
Chickering was awarded the Legion of Merit, the Distinguished Flying Cross with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Air Medal with seven Oak Leaf Clusters, the Bronze Star, and the French Croix de Guerre with Palm.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Brigadier General Edwin S. Chickering". United States Air Force. https://www.af.mil/About-Us/Biographies/Display/Article/107503/brigadier-general-edwin-s-chickering/. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
- "Edwin S. 'Chick' Chickering". Washington Post. 2003-03-20. https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/washingtonpost/obituary.aspx?fhid=2192&n=edwin-s-chickering-chick&pid=873718. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
- "Edwin S. Chickering Brigadier General, United States Air Force". arlingtoncemetery.net. http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/eschickering.htm. Retrieved 2018-11-18.
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