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Richard T. Swope

Richard T. Swope

United States general
Richard T. Swope
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro United States general
Was Military officer Soldier Officer
From United States of America
Type Military
Gender male
Birth 21 November 1942, Binghamton
Death 8 January 2011, Whitefish (aged 68 years)
The details

Biography

Lieutenant General Richard T. Swope, USAF (November 21, 1942 – January 8, 2011) was a United States Air Force officer who served as the Inspector General of the United States Air Force from 1996 until his retirement in 1998.

Awards and decorations

Distinguished Service Medal
Defense Superior Service Medal
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Legion of Merit (with one bronze oak leaf cluster)
Distinguished Flying Cross
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Service Medal (with four bronze oak leaf clusters)
Silver oak leaf cluster
Silver oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Air Medal (fifteen awards total)
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Air Medal
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (with two bronze oak leaf clusters)
Combat Readiness Medal
Air Force Recognition Ribbon
Bronze star
National Defense Service Medal (with one bronze service star)
Bronze star
Bronze star
Bronze star
Vietnam Service Medal (with three bronze service stars)
Air Force Overseas Long Tour Service Ribbon
Silver oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Air Force Longevity Service Award (with one silver and two bronze oak leaf clusters)
Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation
Vietnam Campaign Medal

Personal life

General Swope was an avid aviation enthusiast as demonstrated by personally constructing and test flying a Vans Aircraft RV-8 amateur built experimental aircraft of which he was the repairmen.

Death

After retirement, General Swope suffered an unexpected death while skiing at the Whitefish Mountain Resort in Montana on January 8, 2011.

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