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Roscoe L. Norman
 
Col. Roscoe L. Norman
Col. Roscoe L. Norman
 
 
Recent Address:   624 Woodlawn Drive, Bradenton, FL 34210
 
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Family Information:   Wife: Mary; Children: Linda, Teresa, Patricia
 
Hometown:   Kokomo, IN
 
Date Entered Service:   1934
 
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Bomb Group:   462nd
 
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Awards/Decorations:   Bronze Star Medal, American Defense Service Medal with 1 Bronze Star, American Theater Service Medal with 1 Battle Star, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 8 Battle Stars, WWII Victory Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal with 1 Battle Star, Air Force Reserve Medal, UN Service Medal with 1 Battle Star, Presidential Unit Citations (3), Air Force Commendation Medal, China Service Medal from the Chinese Government.
 
Service Schools Attended:   Citizens Military Training Camp - Indiana 1934; 2nd Lt.-US Army-Infantry 1937; 1st Lt-US Air Corps
 
Military Specialty(ies):   Comptroller for Air Commands, Intelligence Language Officer
 
Rank Upon Discharge:   Colonel
 
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Were you a POW?   No
 
Were you interned?   No
 
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Post-WWII Military Service:
Integrated into the regular Air Force in 1947. His Air Force years found him stationed in Puerto Rico, Panama, China, Burma, India, Marianas, Korea and Japan as well as AF bases all over the U.S. He served as Comptroller for major air commands in the US, Japan and Korea but also served as Deputy for Personnel, as Management Analysis Officer, as Intelligence Language Officer, Organizational Commander and as Administrative Staff Officer. Roscoe retired from the Air Force in July 1961.
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
General Manager and Vice President of a manufacturing plant in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. Retired in 1979 and moved to Bradenton, FL.
 
Comments:
Col. Norman died at the age of 85 on September 14, 2001. Funeral services with full military honors were held in March, 2002 at Arlington National Cemetery.
 

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