Ira C. Eaker

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army Air Forces

HOMETOWN
Llano County, TX

HONORED BY
Terry MacDonald

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

LIEUTENANT GENERAL. JANUARY 1942, IN COMMAND OF THE 8TH BOMBER COMMAND, ENGLAND. SEPTEMBER 1942 IN COMMAND OF THE 8TH AIR FORCE. JANUARY 1944, IN COMMAND OF THE MEDITERRANEAN ALLIED AIR FORCES. 1945-1947 DEPUTY COMMANDER OF THE ARMY AIR FORCES AND CHIEF OF THE AIR STAFF.