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Harold Huntley Bassett

Harold Huntley Bassett

United States Air Force general
Harold Huntley Bassett
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Intro United States Air Force general
Was Military officer Soldier Officer
From United States of America
Type Military
Gender male
Birth 1 April 1907, Albion, Edwards County, Illinois, U.S.A.
Death 4 October 2007 (aged 100 years)
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Biography

Harold Huntley Bassett (April 1, 1907 – October 4, 2007) was a Major General in the United States Air Force.

Biography

Bassett was born in April 1907 in Albion, Illinois. He would attend St. John's Military Academy and the California Institute of Technology. Bassett died on October 4, 2007.

Career

Bassett graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1929. First he was assigned to the Corps of Engineers before transferring to the Air Corps. During World War II he served in the Air Weather Service. Later he was given command of the U.S. Air Force Security Service and the United States Taiwan Defense Command. In 1958 he was given command of the Air Weather Service. His retirement was effective as of October 1, 1959.

Awards he received include the Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, the Distinguished Flying Cross, and the Bronze Star Medal.

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