Died April 09, Home About Us Biographies Display. Brigadier General Charles E. Meade, Md. General Shannon was born inin Pittsburgh, Pa. He graduated from the U. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, Long Island, in ; attended Youngstown University; and received his bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Maryland.
General Shannon served with the U. Merchant Marine from November to May He entered the U. Air Force in April as an aviation cadet, and received his pilot wings and commission as a second lieutenant in May at Vance Air Force Base, Okla. In November he was transferred to Keflavik, Iceland, as an aircraft maintenance officer for the th Field Maintenance Squadron.
In September he ed the th Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Andrews Air Force Base as the workload control officer and the assistant maintenance control officer. In the latter position, he was responsible for providing support for all units on base, including Headquarters MAC. Air Force light aircraft.
He was promoted to the grade of brigadier general on May 1,with date of rank April 30, Current as of September Everyone is susceptible to invisible wounds. John Newberry.
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