TERRY, ROY M. Papers. 1942-1975
Published January 25, 2008
.61 cu ft
Call No. 168.7057
IRIS Nos. 1007975-1007997
(1915-1988). Chaplain (Major General). USAF, 1942-1974. Born 15 July 1915, Brooklyn, NY. BA, Syracuse U, 1937; BD, Yale U Divinity School, 1942. Chaplain School, 1942. Career assignments include: various chaplain duties, 1942-1956; Chaplain, Military Airlift Command, 1956-1958; Staff Chaplain, HQ Fifth Air Force, 1962-1965; Chaplain, Air Defense Command, 1965-1967; Command Chaplain, USAF Academy, 1967-1968; Deputy Chief of Chaplains, HQ USAF, 1969-1970; Chief of Chaplains, HQ USAF, 1970-1974. Retired August 1974. Died 1988. HQ USAF, 1972-1975; Director of Special Investigations and Commander, Office of Special Investigations, HQ USAF, 1972-1975; Vice Commander, Eighth Air Force, 1975-1977. Retired August 1977. Died 12 May 1988, Melbourne, FL.
Official papers relating to Terry's chaplaincy in the Fifth Air Force, Air Defense Command, USAF Academy, and as Chief of Chaplains. Includes materials on various chaplain programs at USAF Academy, Fifth Air Force in Korea, and at Air Defense Command. Also includes various chaplain training materials, several photographs, and some memorabilia.
Related materials located elsewhere in the Document Collection, Air Force Historical Research Agency, include an oral history interview with transcript (1978).