Hugh E. Wild
|Hugh E. Wild|
Wild photographed in October 1967 as a Brigadier General
April 15, 1918|
|Died||February 18, 2013
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Air Force|
Wild joined the United States Army Air Corps in 1940. He served in World War II, participating in conflicts including the Philippines Campaign (1944–45). Following the war he was assigned to the Strategic Air Command. During the Vietnam War he was in command of the 834th Air Division. Following his service in the war he was given command of the 322d Air Division and the 435th Military Airlift Support Wing. His retirement was effective as of February 1, 1970.
Awards he has received include the Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, the Distinguished Flying Cross with oak leaf cluster, the Air Medal with three oak leaf clusters, and the Army Commendation Medal.
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