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SHERRILL, JAMES CLEMENT Papers. 1965-1970

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Call No. 168.7056

IRIS Nos. 1006054-1006062

(1920-2000). Lieutenant General. USAF, 1940-1974. Born 18 February 1920, San Marcos, TX. BS, Southern Methodist U, 1947. Air Command and Staff School, 1948. Flying Cadet, 1940-1941; commissioned Second Lieutenant, Air Reserve, May 1941. Career assignments include: various duties as company and field grade officer, 1941-1960; Chief of Staff, Military Air Transport Service, 1960-1961; Commander, 1608th Air Transport Wing, 1961-1964; successively Deputy Director for Logistics (Transportation), 1965-1966 and Special Assistant for Strategic Mobility, 1966-1968; Organization of Joint Chiefs of Staff; Commander, Twenty-Second Air Force, 1968-1970; Vice Commander, Commander-in-Chief, Alaskan Air Command, 1972-1974. Retired September 1974. Died 12 Feb 2000.

Official papers relating to Sherrill's duties at HQ USAF and with Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1965-1968. Consists primarily of correspondence, memoranda, end-of-tour report, and other materials relating to creation of position of Special Assistant for Strategic Mobility in Joint Chiefs of Staff. Also includes materials on centralization of administrative controls of strategic mobility.

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