Lieutenant General Evan W. Rosencrans

Lieutenant General Evan W. Rosencrans (HM2AEK)

Location: Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 Horry County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 41.161', W 78° 55.344'

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General Rosencrans served at the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base as Wing Commander of the 354th Tactical Fighter Wing from May 1970 to July 1971. During this period, the Wing converted from the F-100 aircraft to the A-7D Corsair II, becoming the first combat ready tactical fighter wing in this type of aircraft.

Other important assignments held by General Rosencrans include Director of the Air Force Inspection and Safety Center; Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans at Headquarters, United States Air Forces in Europe; Commander, Third Air Force Royal Air Force, Mildenhall, Suffolk, England; Vice Commander of the Air Training Command at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas; Deputy Commander in Chief United Nations Command; Deputy Commander United States Forces, Korea; and Commander of the United States Air Forces in Korea.

General Rosencrans graduated in 1948 from the United States Military Academy with a bachelor of science degree. In 1968 he earned a master's degree from George Washington University.

General Rosencrans is a command pilot with approximately 4,800 flying hours. His military decorations and awards include the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters, Distinguished Flying Cross with three oak leaf clusters, Air Medal with 16 oak leaf clusters, Joint Service



Commendation Medal, Presidential Unit Citation emblem with five oak leaf clusters, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award ribbon with four oak leaf clusters and "V" device, American Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, Army of Occupation Medal (Japan), National Defense Service Medal with one bronze star, Korean Service Medal with four bronze service stars, Vietnam Service Medal with four bronze service stars, Air Force Longevity Service Award Ribbon with eight oak leaf clusters, Small Arms Expert Marksmanship ribbon, United Nations Service Medal, Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Medal of Honor 1st Class and Republic of Vietnam Air Service Medal.

LtGen Rosencrans retires in May 1981 and passed away in May 2007.
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Date Added Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 692581 N 3729280
Decimal Degrees33.68601667, -78.92240000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 41.161', W 78° 55.344'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 41' 9.6600000000001" N, 78° 55' 20.64" W
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Area Code(s)803, 843
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 900 Harrelson Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29577, US
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