John K. Gerhart - new NORAD Chief

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T ... , t ^ • . r •* T.e e (our 8(i ‘ se..*- - I.T f.FN' K ,Fi'H\RT New NORAD Chief No Stranger to Pikes Peak Region I' (len .lunn K'H h'.c*’- t»err..'.r* Monday by Prpi’den' h.enneoy :o succetsi Gt-". [...lur ^ a> comrr. inder in- patrol "‘’f Amencan \a area ‘-h'fense (omnand. »; no st.-jh^^er of Region Gen Ge-hari and hi? »ife Hei- en, vacat;i>ned at the Broadm*»r Cohn Hotel and vi-di'd -end bprings several times He IS a na'ive of bag maw man Mich . w-here he wa? bom Xov They 27. 1907 The general was »2 uated from the Inixersity of cago m and entere^l pnmarv fivir.g M-hooi at Ma.-ch Fie.d ^ Colorado '.I ti He joined the new ly-formcd 3 Flighth .Air F orce in March. iw42. and went to FTngland with ■ ‘ the assistant chief of air staff for operatton-s Th.-ee months later he .'■etumed to the I nited States tor instruction in corr.ba: tactics at pghter (ommami and Bom- bard.ment Comma.nd Schools, and upon compietion a,v-umed com- ^ provi-sional heavy homb grtvup in '..e .'iecond Vir («m.ng director of the ^ -,ative and uai.sjm divi-wo in 4 ^ direv ioiute of rubliv rry,.^f pn^re

Clipped from Colorado Springs Gazette-Telegraph30 May 1962, WedPage 1

Colorado Springs Gazette-Telegraph (Colorado Springs, Colorado)30 May 1962, WedPage 1
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