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First Name: Cecil

Last Name: Combs

Birthplace: Dallas, TX, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Air Force (1947 - present)

Home of Record: Dallas, TX
Middle Name: E.

Date of Birth: 21 October 1912

Date of Death: 27 December 1982

Rank: Major General

Years Served:
Cecil Edward Combs

Graduate, U.S. Military Academy, Class of 1936

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)
•  Korean War (1950 - 1953)
•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


Cecil Edward Combs

Major General, U. S. Air Force

Silver Star

Headquarters, 10th Air Force, General Orders No. 4 (1942)
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major (Air Corps) Cecil Edward Combs, United States Army Air Forces, was awarded the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry in action while serving as a Pilot and Deputy Commander, India Air Task Force, during World War II. His gallant actions and dedicated devotion to duty, without regard for his own life, were in keeping with the highest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon himself, his unit, and the United States Army Air Forces.

Army Distinguished Service Medal - Vietnam
Legion of Merit - WWII
Distinguished Flying Cross and Two Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters - WWII

Origin of Nickname/Handle:

Texas Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 318285   Created by: drjones46




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