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MOENCH, JOHN OTTO Papers. 1959-1973

.24 cu ft

Call No. 168.7069

IRIS Nos. 1019943-1019947

(1921-2013). Major General. USAF, 1942-1974. Born 4 August 1921, Chicago, IL. BA, 1956; MA, 1959, U of Maryland. Air Command and Staff College, 1954; Air War College, 1959. Served to grade of Private, Air Corps Enlisted Reserve Corps. 1942; Aviation Cadet, 1942-1943; commissioned Second Lieutenant, August 1943. Career assignments include: various duties as company and field grade officer, 1943-1960; Assistant to Deputy for Special Studies Group, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 19601-963; Strategic Plans and Policy Division, Joint Staff, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1964-1966; Chief, Plans and Policy Branch, Assistant Chief of Staff, Plans, Pacific Command, 1966-1968; Deputy Chief of Staff, Plans, HQ Pacific Air Forces, 1968-1971; Director of Plans and programs, Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense (International Security Affairs), 1971-1974. Retired March 1974. Died 3 Apr 2013.

Official papers relating to Moench's Air Force career. Includes official studies and analyses relating to the role of the military in various civil disturbances since WWII (1945-1968). Also includes copy of Moench's Air War College thesis on the international standardization of weapons components.

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