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Robert Chapin Candee

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Appointed 2LT, Cavalry in 1916 after graduating Cornell U. Detailed to Air Service in 1922. Following basic and advanced instruction, served as instructor at Advanced Flying School at Kelly AFB. In 1926, entered Air Corps Tactical School, followed by Command and General Staff School. Flight Instructor, Air Corps Technical School 1928-32. Completed Army War College, then Navy War College, then assignments in Hawaii and in Washington as leader of the Information Division in the office of Chief of the Air Corps. Commanding Officer, VIII Ground Air Support Command from May 1942 to 16 October 1943. Retired 30 June 1952.

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Born Hinsdale, Illinois 1892
Died 23 June 1963

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Date Contributor Update
03 March 2020 22:11:11 btrandolph Changes to media associations
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photo album belonging to E Brewster Freeland, photographer with VII ASC (later Ninth AF) 1943-44

Date Contributor Update
03 March 2020 22:08:52 btrandolph Changes to biography and events
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https://www.af.mil/About-Us/Biographies/Display/Article/107488/brigadier...

Date Contributor Update
03 March 2020 21:51:27 btrandolph Changes to biography
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https://www.af.mil/About-Us/Biographies/Display/Article/107488/brigadier...

Date Contributor Update
03 March 2020 21:02:03 btrandolph Changes to role
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https://www.af.mil/About-Us/Biographies/Display/Article/107488/brigadier...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:06 AAM AAM ingest
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / The Mighty Eighth by Roger Freeman

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