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DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE
HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES AIR FORCE
DIRECTORATE OF OPERATIONS

1 February 1951

PERSONNEL MEMORANDUM)
NO. 22)

[[underline]] ASSIGNMENT OF BRANCH CHIEFS [[/underline]]

The assignment of the following named officers as Branch Chiefs in the Directorate of Operations is hereby confirmed and made a matter of record, effective on the dates indicated:

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[[underline]] COMMANDS DIVISION | Effective Date [[/underline]]
[[underline]]Strategic Air Branch [[/underline]] Colonel J. A. Thomas, 1546A |  15 September 1950
[[underline]] Reconnaissance Branch [[/underline]] Lt Colonel C. F. Knierim, 3376A | 4 January 1951
[[underline]] Air Defense Branch [[/underline]] [[underline red]] Colonel B. O. Davis, 1206A | 4 January 1951 [[/underline red]]
[[underline]] Tactical Air Branch [[/underline]] Colonel T. R. Ford, 2065A  | 30 January 1951
[[underline]] Air Transport Branch [[/underline]] Colonel J. U. Henschke, 4049A | 27 January 1951

[[underline]] FLIGHT OPERATIONS DIVISION  |   |
[[underline]] Flight Branch [[/underline]] Lt Colonel K. H. Kalberer, 2691A | 6 July 1950
[[underline]] Affairs Branch [[/]] Lt Colonel R. C. Lewis, 3893A | 6 July 1950 
[[underline]] Operational Services Branch [[/underline]] Lt Colonel R. K. Ward, 2423A | 6 July 1950
[[underline]] Regulation Branch [[/underline]] Lt Colonel C. A. Smith, 3385A | 6 July 1950

OVERSEAS DIVISION |   |
[[underline]] Arctic-Far East Branch [[/underline]]Colonel K. S. Wade, 1329A | 7 September 1950
[[underline]] Europe-U. E. Branch [[/underline]] Lt Colonel R. D. Van Auken, 1845A  | 23 January 1951
[[underline]] Latin American Branch [[/underline]] Colonel H. G. Cook, 1912A | 5 February 1950
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^[[66]]  Entered on WDAGO Form 66
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