United States Air Force Academy Cemetery
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- Medal of Honor recipients
- William J. Crawford, for action in World War II; US Army retired Master Sergeant and long-time janitor-student mentor at the Academy
- General officers
- Samuel E. Anderson, Commander of 5th Air Force, Korean War.
- Salvador E. Felices, delivered the first KC-135 to SAC Headquarters. Was the first to pilot the first flight of a KC-135 made by the then joint Chiefs of Staff.
- Harold L. George, espoused precision daylight bombing methods, unofficial leader of the Bomber Mafia, first leader of Air Transport Command
- Hubert R. Harmon, first Superintendent of the Air Force Academy
- Curtis LeMay, Air Force Chief of Staff and the father of Strategic Air Command (SAC)
- John P. McConnell, sixth Air Force Chief of Staff
- Robin Olds, Air Force brigadier general and fighter ace
- Samuel C. Phillips, Air Force four-star general, Director of Apollo Program through Apollo 11.
- John Dale Ryan, seventh Air Force Chief of Staff
- Carl Spaatz, first Air Force Chief of Staff
- Louis L. Wilson Jr., Commander of Pacific Air Forces
- Purple Heart Recipients
- Laura A. Piper, first female Air Force Academy graduate to be awarded the Purple Heart killed April 14, 1994 (1994 Black Hawk shootdown incident).
- United States Air Force Academy Cemetery at Find a Grave
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: United States Air Force Academy Cemetery
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