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Bohdan Danyliw[edit]

Bohdan Danyliw
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Brigadier General Bohdan Danyliw
Born (1924-03-10)March 10, 1924
Died December 31, 2010(2010-12-31)
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch United States Air Force seal United States Air Force
Years of service 1943 - 1977
Rank US-O7 insignia.svg Brigadier General
Commands held
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Air Force Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star

Bohdan Danyliw (March 10, 1924 – December 31, 2010)[1] was a retired United States Air Force brigadier general who served as a flight engineer during World War II and later served as an attorney in the Air Force, chief of the Civil Law Division in Japan; as Chief of the Opinions Division — Contract Appeals; in the Directorate of Procure­ment Law; as Air Force chief trial attorney; as deputy staff judge advo­cate; and as the Command Staff Judge Advocate at Andrews Air Force Base, from 1973 to 1977.[2]


Early life[edit]

Bohdan Danyliw was born on March 10, 1924, in Hartford, Connecticut. As a youth, Bohdan grew up in the Hartford Ukrainian-American community and learned to speak the Ukrainian language.[2] He graduated from Bulkeley High School in 1941.



  • June 1965 - February 1966, student, aircraft maintenance officer course, Chanute Air Force Base, Illinois
  • February 1966 - June 1969, RF-4C maintenance officer, RAF Alconbury, England
  • June 1969 - September 1970, student, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
  • September 1970 - September 1971, squadron maintenance officer, 12th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, Tan Son Nhut Air Base, South Vietnam
  • September 1971 - August 1973, maintenance planner, B-1A System Program Office, Rockwell International, Los Angeles
  • August 1973 - January 1976, support equipment and spares manager, B-1A System Program Office, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
  • January 1976 - January 1978, deputy program manager for logistics, Precision Location Strike System Program Office, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
  • January 1978 - July 1978, student, Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Virginia
  • July 1978 - August 1980, maintenance officer and later, commander, 1st Aircraft Generation Squadron, Langley Air Force Base, Virginia
  • August 1980 - September 1981, commander, 36th Aircraft Generation Squadron, Bitburg Air Base, West Germany
  • September 1981 - July 1985, assistant deputy commander for maintenance and later, deputy commander for maintenance, 36th Tactical Fighter Wing, Bitburg Air Base, West Germany
  • July 1985 - June 1986, student, Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama
  • June 1986 - June 1990, division chief and later, deputy director of logistics plans and programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
  • June 1990 - July 1992, director, logistics, Headquarters Air Training Command, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas
  • July 1992 - June 1993, director, logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
  • June 1993 - March 1994, director of supply, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
  • April 1994 - June 1995, deputy director of materiel management, Defense Logistics Agency, Alexandria, Virginia
  • June 1995 - October 1996, deputy chief of staff for logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
  • October 1996 - May 1997, director, Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia
  • May 1997 - 2000, commander, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio

Major awards and decorations[edit]

Effective dates of promotion[edit]

  • Second Lieutenant March 19, 1965
  • First Lieutenant November 30, 1966
  • Captain June 12, 1968
  • Major February 1, 1975
  • Lieutenant Colonel November 1, 1979
  • Colonel August 1, 1984
  • Brigadier General September 1, 1990
  • Major General July 1, 1993
  • Lieutenant General July 1, 1995
  • General June 1, 1997

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Bohdan Danyliw Obituary". Retrieved 29 June 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Serafyn, A.J. (2 November 1980). "Banquet benefits Immaculate Conception" (PDF). The Ukrainian Weekly. p. 11. Retrieved 29 June 2011. 

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Government document "Brigadier General Bohdan Danyliw".

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Awards and decorations[edit]

His awards and decorations included the Silver Star (three) with two oak leaf clusters, the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, the Bronze Star (four total, two for valor), and the Purple Heart.

See also[edit]


 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Government document "2006 Distinguished Graduate Award".

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Category:1924 births Category:2010 deaths

Category:1924 births Category:2010 deaths