BROWN, George Scratchley Papers (1941-1978)
Published January 16, 2008
1.3 cu ft, 3 reels negative microfilm
Call Nos. 168.7121, 33974-33976
IRIS Nos. 890858-890871, 890935, 1031894-1031947
(1918-1978). General. USAF, 1941-1978. Born 17 August 1918, Montclair, NJ. BS, United States Military Academy, 1941. National War College, 1957. Career assignments include: various duties as company and field grade officer, 1941-1959; Military Assistant to Deputy Secretary of Defense, 1959; Military Assistant to Secretary of Defense, 1959-1963; Commander, Eastern Transport Air Force, 1963-1964; Commander, Joint Task Force II, 1964-1966; Assistant to Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1966-1968; concurrently Commander, Seventh Air Force and Deputy Commander for Air Operations, US Military Assistance Command Vietnam, 1968-1970; Commander, Air Force Systems Command, 1970-1973; Chief of Staff, HQ USAF, 1973-1974; Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1974-1978. Retired June 1978. Died 5 December 1978, Malcolm Grow Medical Center, Andrews AFB, MD.
Contains official and unofficial daily logs (1973-1974) kept by Brown, as well as extensive personal and official correspondence (1973-1974). Also includes working papers (1947-1956, 1968-1970), personal files (1973-1974), and flight records of Brown.
Access to some materials limited by security classifications and USAF administrative restrictions.
Related materials located elsewhere in the Document Collection, Air Force Historical Research Agency, include oral history interviews with transcripts (1970). Access restricted by security classifications.