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in December 1947, Deputy for Supply at EAD. In June 1948, he was assigned to CO of Oberpfaffenhofen Air Depot, where he remained until he returned to the U.S. in July 1949 to attend the AWC. His next scheduled assignment is with the Director of Plans and Operations in Hq, USAF in the Pentagon. Paul's wife, Jeanne, is from San Jose, California, and New York City. They have one child, Susan (age 5). 

GWEN G. ATKINSON, COLONEL, USAF, 1601A

"G.G." was born 25 June 1916, and calls Lufkin, Texas his home. Quitting University of Texas in 1936 to join the Air Corps, he received his wings at Kelly Field in 1938. He joined the 20th Pursuit Group, Barksdale Field and moved to California with it in 1939. In August 1941 he went to Cairo, Egypt as American Aircraft Representative with RAF and, in addition, Assistant Attache for Air. In April 1942, as Executive Officer, he helped activate Air Service Command, 10th AF, India, and in June 1942, the ASC, 9th AF, Egypt. In September 1942, he returned to U.S. and became CO, 58th Fighter Group, which he trained and accompanied to 5th AF, New Guinea in November 1943. After "walking" back from a straffing mission on Clark Field, Philippines, January 1945, he was sent home to Fighter Gunnery School for a "rest". Upon returning to Philippines, he became A-4, 5th Fighter Command, and in October 1945, in Okinawa, became Chief of Staff. Returning to states from Kyushu, Japan in March 1946, he served in G-1, WDGS for a year before going to Selfridge Field. In July 1947, as CO, 27th Fighter Wing, he reactivated the unit and Kearney AFB, Nebraska. Early 1948, he took command of 33d Fighter Wing and Group, Roswell, New Mexico, which he moved to Otic AFB, Cape Cod, Mass. that fall to reactivate that base, from which duty he reported to AWC. His proposed assignment is in DCS, Operations, Hq, USAF, Washington. "G.G.'s" hobbies are golf, tennis and hunting. His wife, Nannetta (Cissie) is an Air Corps Brat. Son G.G. Jr (age 6) is only child. 

ORVAL J. BALDWIN, LT. COLONEL, CE, USA, 0-39790

"O.J." asked his first question - a loud "waaa," meaning where the h---'s my breakfast, on 24 July 1907 near Pebbles, Ohio. Surviving childhood diseases, grade and high school, he graduated in 1929, from Ohio State University and became an instructor in College of Engineering, University of Iowa 1929-1938. Being energetic in those days he secured an MS in Hydraulic Engineering at Iowa in 1934 and Professional Degree of Civil Engineer from Ohio State in 1937. In 1939, he became Senior Hydraulic Engineer with the National Resources Planning Board in Washington, D.C. It was a short step from there to active duty, August 1940, in Office, Chief of Engineers as Exec., Supply and Storage and Issue Branches, Supply Division. Expansion of WD G-4 Division pulled him into that Division and in March 1942, he became one of the S.O.S.'ers - but not for long. He "escaped" the Pentagon in June to become G-4 of the First Special Service Force. March 1, 1945, found O.J. working on Kilts in Edinburgh where he had joined Scottish Command to work on the liberation of Norway. Norway was liberated and by Dec.

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