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Clagett, Henry B. (1884-1952)

"Sue" Claggett had been the air commander in the Philippines and was sent to China to report on the use of air power in that theater. He subsequently commanded 5 Interceptor Command when war broke out in the Pacific.

Service record

1884-12-19

Born at Fort Wayne, Michigan
1902-7

Enters West Point
1906
Second lieutenant     
23 Infantry Regiment, Philippines
1912

Military aide, President of the United States
1914

23 Infantry Regiment, Texas
1916

Panama Canal Zone
1917
Major
Aviation Section, Signal Corps, Kelly Field, Texas
1918-5

Flight training, Rockwell Field, California
1918-8-22

Commander, Flying Department, Kelly Field
1919-1-28

Commander, Kelly Field
1919-12-22

Air Officer, 4 Corps Area, Atlanta, Georgia
1922

Air Service Tactical School
1923

Commander, Bolling Field, District of Columbia
1926-8-24

Air Officer, 9 Corps Area, Presidio
1930     
Colonel     
Commander, Brooks Field, Texas
1931-10

Commandant, Air Corps Advanced Flying School, Kelly Field, Texas
1935-3-12

Army Industrial College
1936-3-3

Commander, 1 Wing, March Field
1936-9-8

Commander, Selfridge Field, Michigan
1940-10-1
Brigadier general

1940-12-18

Commander, 5 Pursuit Wing, Selfridge Field, Michigan
1941-4

Commander, Philippine Department Air Force
1941-11

Commander, 5 Interceptor Command, Nielson Field
1941

Acting commander, Army Forces in Australia
1942

Commander, U.S. Army Supply Depot, Townsville
1942

Commander, Sheppard Field, Texas
1944-12-1     

Retired for disability in the line of duty
1952-11-14     

Dies

References

Air Force Link (accessed 2008-7-15)

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-7-15)

Romanus and Sunderland (1953)



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