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HARTINGER, JAMES VINCENT Papers. 1978-1979

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Call No. 168.7228

IRIS Nos. 1069877-1069878

(1925 - 2000). General. USAF, 1949-1984. Born 17 April 1925, Middleport, OH. BS, United States Military Academy, 1949; MBA, George Washington U, 1963. Squadron Officer School, 1955; Industrial College of the Armed Forces, 1966. Served to the grade of Sergeant, Infantry, 1943-1945; entered USMA, 1945. Career assignments include: various duties as company and field grade officer, 1949-1968; Commander, 23rd Tactical Fighter Wing, 1968-1970; Deputy Chief of Staff, Plans, J-5, HQ NORAD, 1970-1973; Commandant, Air War College, 1973-1975; Commander, HQ Ninth Air Force, 1975-1978; Commander, Twelfth Air Force, 1978-1979, Commander-in-Chief, North American Aerospace Defense Command and Aerospace Defense Command, and Commander, Aerospace Defense Center, 1980-1984 (assumed command of USAF Space Command, 1982). Retired 30 July 1984. Died 9 October 2000.

Official papers relating to Hartinger's Air Force career, specifically 1978-1979. Contains a variety of speeches and remarks made by Hartinger, including those to military conferences, graduations, dining outs and symposiums as well as civic organizations (1978-1979).

Related material located elsewhere in the Document Collection, Air Force Historical Research Agency, includes an oral history interview with transcript (1985).

Related materials located in the Air University Library include articles by Hartinger.