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Nathan F. Twining

AKA Nathan Farragut Twining

Born: 11-Oct-1897
Birthplace: Monroe, WI
Died: 29-Mar-1982
Location of death: San Antonio, TX [1]
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Military

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1957-60

Military service: US Army Air Corps (1919-47); USAF (1947-60, Gen.)


[1] Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX.

Brother: Merrill B. Twining (USMC General, b. 1902, d. 1996)
Wife: Maude McKeever (d. 1999)

    University: US Military Academy, West Point (1918)

    Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (1957-60)
    US Air Force Chief of Staff (1953-57)
    US Defense Department Vice Chief of Staff, USAF (1950-53)
    US Defense Department AF Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel (1950)
    US Defense Department Commander-in-Chief, Alaskan Command (1947-50)
    US Defense Department Commanding General, Air Materiel Command (1945-47)
    US Defense Department Commander, 20th Air Force (1945)
    Air Medal
    Army Distinguished Service Medal
    Bronze Star
    Distinguished Flying Cross
    Legion of Merit
    Navy Distinguished Service Medal
    Traveled to the USSR Jun-1956


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