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Blake, Gordon Aylesworth

Born: 1910 AD
Currently alive, at 105 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: General

1910 – The son of George and Cecelia Blake was born in Charles City on the 1st of September. US air force general.

1927 – Graduated from high school there at Charles City, Iowa.

       – Appointed into the U.S. Military Academy by the late Gilbert N. Haugen.

1931 – Graduated from U.S. Military Academy on 11th of June.

       – Commissioned a second lieutenant in the Coast Artillery Corps.

1932 – He completed Primary and Advanced Flying Schools.

1933 – Transferred to the Air Corps and was assigned with a pursuit squadron at Barksdale Field, Louisiana.

1934 – He entered the Signal School at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey.

       – In June, he completed the Communications Officers’ Course and was assigned as communications instructor at the Air Corps Technical School, at Chanute Field, Illinois.

1939 – Blake was communications officer of the 18th Composite Wing.

1941 – He acted as Communications Officer on the first land-based aircraft flight from Hawaii to the Philippines.

       – On 7th of December, he was base operations officer at Hickam Field.

       – Awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in action.

1962-1965 – Served as director of the National Security Agency (NSA).