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LTC Albert Sidney Bowen, Jr
Birth: Jan. 4, 1916
Monterey
Monterey County
California, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 2002
Williamsburg West
James City County
Virginia, USA

Commissioned a Lieutenant in the Army Air Corps, 22 June 1943, after completing pilot training at OCS on the west coast. During WWII he was with the Ninth Air Force, in the European Theater of Operations, piloting the A-20 & A-20G Light Bombers. He flew 65 missions during his tour of duty, of which two were on D-Day.

He received the Distinguised Flying Cross, the Air Medal with 12 Oak Leaf Clusters, and 3 Commendation Medals along with many other medals during his 23 years in the Air Force.

From October of 1956 until July of 1958, he was Commander of the 69th Tactile Missile Squadron, 586th Tactical Missile Group,in Germany. When he was reassigned to the States, he became an Inspector with the USAF Deputy Inspector General. His duties included world-wide inspection of all USAF missile and space activities and functions. After retiring from the Air Force he had a second career in the Logistics Engineering field. 
 
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 Parents:
  Albert Sidney Bowen (1879 - 1967)
  Phoebe Jane Moyer Bowen (1886 - 1944)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Ann Bowen (1919 - 2016)*
 
 Sibling:
  Phoebe Jane Bowen (1914 - 1987)*
  Albert Sidney Bowen (1916 - 2002)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Interment date 4-18-2002. LT COL US Air Force. Veteran Service Dates from 03-19-1941 to 12-31-1963. Information extracted from the National Cemetery Administration's National Gravesite Locator. http://www.cem.va.gov/
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 66 Site 6886
 
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Originally Created by: Shiver
Record added: May 18, 2004
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LTC Albert Sidney Bowen, Jr
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LTC Albert Sidney Bowen, Jr
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LTC Albert Sidney Bowen, Jr
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Rest in peace.
- Edna Mode
 Added: May. 29, 2016
US Air Corps veteran of WWII & Korea; awarded the Distinguised Flying Cross, the Air Medal with 12 Oak Leaf Clusters, and 3 Commendation Medals, etc. Served 23 years
- Mary K. Ward
 Added: Oct. 2, 2015

-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 8, 2007
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