Former Academy Superintendent Dies

Retired Lt. Gen. Robert H. Warren, superintendent of the US Air Force Academy from July 1962 to July 1965, died Jan. 9 in his home in Charleston, W.Va., reported the Charleston Daily Mail Wednesday. He was 92. Born in Yankton, S.D., in 1917, Warren graduated from West Point in 1940 and received his flying wings the following year. During World War II, he led several bomber units, including the 376th Bombardment Group, and flew 38 combat missions in the B-24 bomber. During the latter part of his Air Force career, Warren served as assistant deputy chief of staff and personnel on the Air Staff and as deputy assistant secretary of defense for military assistance and sales. He retired from the Air Force in July 1971. According to the Daily Mail, he will be buried Friday at the Air Force Academy cemetery in Colorado.