RUEGG, ROBERT GEORGE Papers. 1939-1972

4 cu ft

Call No. 168.7176

IRIS Nos. 891383-891449

Lieutenant General. USAF, 1940-1972. Born in Gresham, OR. BS, Oregon State College, 1939. Army Air Force Engineering School, 1948; Industrial College of the Armed Forces, 1954 Commissioned Second Lieutenant, Field Artillery Reserve, May 1939; transferred to Air Corps, May 1940. Career assignments include: various duties as company and field grade officer, 1940-1959; Deputy Director for Logistics, J-4, Office of Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1959-1960; Director of Procurement and Production, HQ Air Force Logistics Command, 1960-1962; Commander, Aeronautical System Division, Air Force Systems Command, 1962-1964; successively Assistant Deputy Chief and Deputy Chief of Staff for Systems and Logistics, HQ USAF, 1964-1969; Commander-in-Chief, Alaskan Air Command, 1969-1972. Retired August 1972.

Personal and official papers relating to Royce's Air Force career. Contains personal correspondence (1954-1972) and official correspondence (1965-11968). Includes Ruegg's flight records (1942-1972) and his awards and commendations (1942-1953). Also includes various materials on the Industrial College of Armed Forces (1963-1969), Military Logistics Council (1968) and Worldwide Airfield Climatic Data (Areas 8, 9, and 10). Includes some speeches while Commander-in-Chief, Alaskan Air Command (1970-1972). Also contains several articles concerning the Arctic (1958-1970) and copies of the newspaper column by General Ira C. Eaker (1970-1972). Also includes several photographs (1960-1971) and news clippings (1972).

Access to some material is restricted by USAF administrative markings.