Lt. Gen. Delos C. Emmons

Delos C. Emmons

Lt. Gen. Delos C. Emmons commanded the US Army, Pacific from December 1941 to September 1943. He was commissioned into the Infantry but retired as part of the Army Air Corps in 1948. Emmons graduated from the US Military Academy in 1909. His military education included the US Army air service course that he took at Harvard from 1920-1921. He gained his Doctorate of Science from Marshall College.

A major command for Emmons was the Air Force Combat Command in Washington, DC before becoming commander in Hawaii. After that he commanded the Alaskan Department from 1944-1946. Another duty assignment for Emmons was commandant of the Armed Forces Staff College in 1946.

Gen. Emmons received the Distinguished Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, the Air Medal, and several foreign decorations. He died on 3 October 1965. 



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