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William D. DeHaes '86

William D. DeHaes '86
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Iowa Air National Guard   B

West Des Moines, IA

Brigadier General William D. DeHaes is Deputy Adjutant General - Air, Iowa National Guard. He is responsible to The Adjutant General for directing Air National Guard operations and establishing policy to ensure mission readiness of over 1,800 personnel that serve our nation, state and communities for both homeland defense and federal missions.



General DeHaes entered the United States Air Force in 1988 and was commissioned in 1989 at Officer’s Training School, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. He has served as Commander, 132nd Operations Group, and 132nd Fighter Wing, both located at the Des Moines Air National Guard Base, Des Moines, Iowa. He also served as Deputy Commander, 332nd Operations Group, Balad Air Base, Iraq.



General DeHaes is a Command Pilot with over 3,500 flying hours in the T-37B, T-38A, AT-38B, F-16C/D, F-16CG/DG and has flown operational missions in support of Operations Deny Flight, Deliberate Force, Noble Eagle, Northern Watch, Southern Watch and Iraqi Freedom

Ronny L. Jackson '91

Ronny L. Jackson '91
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Navy   RDML

Washington, D.C.

A native of Levelland, Texas, Rear Adm. Ronny L. Jackson graduated from Texas A&M University in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology. He then went on to attend medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch, graduating in 1995 with his Doctor of Medicine. He began his active duty naval service in 1995 at the Portsmouth Naval Medical Center in Virginia, where he completed his internship in transitional medicine.

After completing his first year of residency training in 1996, he went on to become the honor graduate of the Navy’s Undersea Medical Officer Program in Groton, Connecticut. Uniquely qualified in submarine and hyperbaric medicine, his subsequent operational assignments included, instructor at the Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center in Panama City, Florida; det. officer in charge and diving medical officer at Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 8 in Sigonella, Italy; and diving safety officer at the Naval Safety Center in Norfolk.

In 2001, Jackson returned to Portsmouth Naval Medical Center to begin his residency in emergency medicine, finishing at the top of his class and receiving the honor graduate designation. Upon completing his residency in 2004, he was assigned as clinical faculty in the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at the Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, Virginia. In 2005 he joined the 2nd Marines, Combat Logistics Regiment 25, in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. From there he deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as the emergency medicine physician in charge of resuscitative medicine for a forward deployed Surgical Shock Trauma Platoon in Taqaddum, Iraq.

In 2006, while still in Iraq, Jackson was selected as a White House physician. Since arriving at the White House, he has directed the Executive Health Care for the President’s Cabinet and Senior Staff, served as physician supervisor for the Camp David Presidential Retreat, held the position of physician to the White House and led the White House Medical Unit as its director. He has served as White House physician during the past three administrations and was the appointed physician to the president for President Barack Obama. He currently serves as the appointed physician to the president for President Donald J. Trump.

His awards include, the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), the Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards), as well as other individual, unit and campaign awards. He is also designated as a diving and undersea medical officer, naval parachutist, Fleet Marine Force Warfare qualified officer, and submarine warfare qualified medical officer.

Jackson is a board certified diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine and is designated as a fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. He currently holds faculty clinical appointments with the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and the Harvard School of Medicine affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Disaster Medicine Fellowship Program.

Charles W. Rock '86

Charles W. Rock '86
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Navy   RADM

Washington, D.C.

Rear Adm. Charles Rock is a native of Upstate New York. He was commissioned in 1987 through the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Program at Texas A&M University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Ocean Engineering. Rock holds a master’s degree in national security strategy from the National War College.

His assignments at sea include combat information center officer aboard USS Mahlon S. Tisdale (FFG 27), electrical officer aboard USS Abraham Lincoln, operations officer in USS Cole (DDG 67) and USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55), and executive officer aboard USS Donald Cook (DDG 75).

Ashore he has served as command, control and communications plans officer, U.S. European Command; military assistant to the political advisor, U.S. Joint Forces Command; deputy executive assistant and flag secretary to the Commander, U.S. Joint Forces Command and the Supreme Allied Commander, Transformation; and division chief, Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate (J-5), the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Rock has commanded the High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV) 2 and Fleet Activities Sasebo.

Rock assumed duties as the 90th commandant, Naval District Washington August 18, 2016.

His awards include Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, two awards of the Joint Commendation Medal, five awards of the Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medal, two awards of the Navy-Marine Corps Achievement Medal and numerous unit and campaign awards.

Bennet Puryear, Jr. ’06

Bennet Puryear, Jr. ’06
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Army   Maj. Gen.

Maj. Gen. Bennet Puryear, Jr., was born in Richmond, Virginia. He attended Texas A&M University but never graduated.

Maj. Gen. Bennet Puryear, Jr. passed away in 1982.

George F. Moore ’08

George F. Moore ’08
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Army   Maj. Gen.

Maj. Gen. George F. Moore graduated from Texas A&M College in 1908 and received a commission in 1909 into the Coast Artillery Corps. He began serving as a Major and Lieutenant Colonel in World War I before returning to Texas A&M as Commandant of Cadets from 1937–1940, where he was promoted to Colonel in the US Army.

In World War II, then Brigadier General Moore fought in the Bataan Campaign, later becoming the commander of the Harbor Defenses of Manila and Subic Bays, in the Philippines, at the time of the 1941 Japanese invasion. He was given command of the Philippine Coast Artillery with roughly 5,000 men and four forts to defend Corregidor.

On May 6, 1942, a fellow Maj. Gen. surrendered the Corregidor garrison at about 1:30 p.m. leading himself and General Moore to be captured by the Japanese, and held as a POW, later liberated in August 1945. General Moore was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal while in captivity.

In honor of Maj. Gen. George F. Moore a residence hall on north side of campus was dedicated to him and is named after him. Maj. Gen. George F. Moore passed away on December 2, 1949.

Douglas B. Netherwood ’08

Douglas B. Netherwood ’08
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Army   Brig. Gen.

Brig. Gen. Douglas B. Netherwood graduated from Texas A&M University in 1908 with a bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Big. Gen. Douglass B. Netherwood passed away.

John A. Warden ’08

John A. Warden ’08
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Army   Brig. Gen.

Brig. Gen. John A. Warden passed away in 1973.

William C. Crane, Jr. ’10

William C. Crane, Jr. ’10
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Army   Brig. Gen.

Leesburg, VA

Brig. Gen. William C. Crane, Jr. passed away in 1978.

Howard C. Davidson ’11

Howard C. Davidson ’11
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Air Force   Maj. Gen.

Washington, D.C.

Maj. Gen. Howard C. Davidson was named executive officer of a bombardment wind at Hickam Field until 1941, when he assumed command of the 14th Pursuit Wing at Wheeler Field, Hawaii.

He later became the commanding general of the Hawaiian Interceptor Command, and served in that capacity until he served as commanding general of the Seventh Fighter Command.

Maj. Gen. Davidson was named special projects officer at the Proving Ground Command at Eglin Field, Florida and assumed command of the Tenth Air Force in July 1943. He was rated a command pilot, combat observer, and aircraft observer.

Maj. Gen. Davidson retired on June 30, 1946 and later passed away on November 7, 1984.

John F. Davis ’11

John F. Davis ’11
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Army   Brig. Gen.

Potomac, MD

John Davis served as a brigade commander for the government of Guatemala between 1935 and 1937. While at Texas A&M University, he studied civil engineering. John Davis was from College Station, and during his two years at Texas A&M University, he was part of the Kala Kinasis German Club and sergent of Company H. John can be seen in the Texas A&M Yearbook as part of the sophomore in 1909 and part of the junior class in 1910.

Oscar B. Abbott ’13

Oscar B. Abbott ’13
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Army   Brig. Gen.

San Antonio, TX

Brigadier General Oscar Bergstrom Abbott, Class of 1913, attended Texas A&M to pursue a degree in mechanical engineering. He served in both WWI and WWII. From 1942-44, Abbott served at the Headquarters of Services of Supply and from 1944-46, he was commandant of Camp Beale. In 1949, Col. Abbott served as the Executive Officer for the Texas Military District. He retired in 1950. Gen. Abbott passed away October 1, 1969 and is buried in the Anchor Masonic Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.

Eugene A. Eversberg ’13

Eugene A. Eversberg ’13
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Army   Brig. Gen.

Brig. Gen. Eugene A. Eversberg was the commanding officer for the 141st Infantry Regiment.

Members of the 141st Infantry consider it a special privilege and honor to belong to a regiment that traces its lineage back to the historical days of the Texas Revolution and whose distinctive insignia is symbolical of the present regiment and its forbears' service to state and nation over a period of 100 years of vital history.

Brig. Gen. Eugene A. Eversberg passed away in 1981.

Jerome J. Waters ’13

Jerome J. Waters ’13
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Army   Brig. Gen.

In 1938, Jerome Waters became an Instructor at Illinois National Guard. In 1941, he became Commanding Officer of 6th Training Regiment. From 1942 to 1944 he was appointed Commanding Officer Artillery 76th Division. From 1944 to 1945, he was Commanding Officer Artillery XXXII Corps. Brig. Gen. Jerome J. Waters passed away in 1972.

William E. Farthing ’14

William E. Farthing ’14
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Air Force   Maj. Gen.

William E. Farthing was born in Gainesville, Texas, on Aug. 7, 1892. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas in 1914.

Following the outbreak of the World War, he attended Officers Training Camp at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., and was commissioned a first lieutenant in the Engineer Reserve, on active duty, on Aug. 15, 1917. He served continuously until Nov. 9, 1917, when he accepted a commission in the Regular Army as a second lieutenant of Field Artillery on Nov. 9, 1917.

He continued on his military career traveling to Panama, Oklahoma, Hawaii, Washington D.C. and many other places.

Maj. Gen. William E. Farthing retired in 1945 and passed away in 1981.

Robert R. Neyland, Jr. ’14

Robert R. Neyland, Jr. ’14
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Army   Brig. Gen.

Brig. Gen. Robert R. Neyland, Jr. '14 attended Texas A&M for a year before Texas Congressman Sam Rayburn got him appointed to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1912. He played end on the undefeated 1914 Army football team and returned to pitch a baseball win after being knocked unconscious by a bean ball. He was also boxing champion of the Corps.

After graduating in 1916, he served in France, studied at MIT and was an aide to West Point Superintendent Gen. Douglas MacArthur. After being an assistant coach there, he became head football coach at Tennessee in 1926 on the recommendation of Uncle Charlie Moran, who was his baseball coach at Texas A&M. He established a record of 171-26-12 over a 21-year career and was inducted in the national Hall of Fame in 1956.

The Neyland Memorial Trophy established in his honor in 1967 at the Neyland-Thompson Sports Center recognizes individuals who have contributed greatly to intercollegiate athletics. The 104,00 seat stadium at the University of Tennessee was named for him in 1962.

During World War II, Neyland earned the Distinguished Service Medal for his allocation of supplies in the China-Burma-India theater, coordinating the loading of aircraft that took off every 90 seconds to fly "over the Hump." At Calcutta, he directed the efficient offloading of ships supplying units in northeast India.

Roderick R. Allen ’15

Roderick R. Allen ’15
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Army   Maj. Gen.

Washington, DC

Maj. Gen. Roderick R. Allen passed away in 1970.

Victor A. Barraco ’15

Victor A. Barraco ’15
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Marine Corps   BGEN

Sulpher, LA

Victor A. Barraco organized the April 1945 Muster. He had also been Head Yell Leader in 1914-1915.

BGEN Victor A. Barraco resided in Sulpher, LA and passed away in 1990.

Percy W. Clarkson ’15

Percy W. Clarkson ’15
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Army   Maj. Gen.

Percy W. Clarkson passed away in 1990.

Edmond H. Leavey ’15

Edmond H. Leavey ’15
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Army   Maj. Gen.

Honolulu, HI

Maj Gen. Edmond H. Leavey grew up in Texas and attended Texas A&M University but attained his bachelors degree in civil-engineering from West Point.

He taught military science at M.I.T. and served as chief engineer for WPA before going off to war. He commanded the troops building the U.S. base in northern Ireland, then became chief of the Mediterranean base section in North Africa before going off to the Pacific theater to become deputy Army commander of the Philippines. There he signed for the U.S. at the surrender of General Yamashita's 40,000 Japanese troops, by 1951 was back in Europe as SHAPE'S chief of logistics. The next year Leavey doffed his uniform, joined I.T.&T., rose to boss of its overseas manufacturing subsidiary in 1954.

He was also the president of the International Telephone & Telegraph Corp., succeeding the late William H. Harrison. Leavey.

Maj. Gen. Edmond H. Leavey passed away in 1980.

Andrew D. Bruce ’16

Andrew D. Bruce ’16
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Army   Lt. Gen.

Southern Pines, NC

Lt. Gen. Andrew D. Bruce received a bachelor’s degree in Dairy Science in 1916 and an honorary L.L.D. in 1946. He served 37 years in the U.S. Army seeing action in World Wars I and II. He entered the service as Second Lieutenant and rose to Lieutenant General. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross.

In 1966, Andrew D. Bruce retired as Chancellor of the University of Houston System after seven years of service. Under his leadership, the University of Houston achieved accreditation, strengthened its faculty, expanded its facilities, raised its academic standards, and won state support.

Lt. Gen. Andrew D. Bruce passed away in 1969.

Claudius M. Easley ’16

Claudius M. Easley ’16
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Army   Brig. Gen.

Washington, D.C.

Brig. Gen. Claudius M. Easley passed away in 1981.

Ralph H. Wooten ’16

Ralph H. Wooten ’16
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Air Force   Maj. Gen.

Memphis, TN

Maj. Gen. Ralph Hudson Wooten graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1916. In 1947, he was appointed commanding general of the Seventh Air Force at Hickam Field, Hawaii.

His military awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, and the Bronze Star Medal.

Maj. Gen. Ralph H. Wooten passed away in 1969.

Albert M. Bledsoe ’17

Albert M. Bledsoe ’17
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Navy   Rear Adm.

Durant S. Buchanan ’17

Durant S. Buchanan ’17
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Marine Corps   Brig. Gen.

Stephenville, TX

Brig. Gen. passed away in 1978.

Walter T.H. Galliford ’17

Walter T.H. Galliford ’17
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Marine Corps   Brig. Gen.

Brig. Gen. Walter T.H. Galliford served as Intelligence Officer of the Fourth Marine Brigade in the operations of the Brigade on the Champagne and the Argonne-Meuse fronts.

During the important phases of the attack north of the Argonne, November 1 - 11, 1918, when it was imperative that accurate and first hand information be obtained, Brig. Gen. Walter T.H. Galliford voluntarily visited the front line and returned with valuable information which successfully influenced subsequent operations.

The Navy Cross was awarded to Captain Walter T. Galliford, United States Marine Corps, for his exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service.

Brig. Gen. Walter T.H. Galliford passed way on June 12, 1956.

Harry H. Johnson ’17

Harry H. Johnson ’17
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Army   Maj. Gen.

Wetmore, TX

Maj. Gen. Harry H. Johnson, a 1917 graduate of Texas A&M College and member of the first Officers' Training Camp held at Leon Springs, Texas in 1917, served with distinction in two World Wars.

He served with the 141st Infantry of the 36th Infantry Division in World War I, leaving active federal service as a first lieutenant. From 1920 to 1940 he served with the 124th Cavalry Regiment before assuming command of the 112th Cavalry Regiment in October, 1941. During 1942 he served as the commander of the 7th and 8th Cavalry Regiments before joining the First Cavalry Division in 1943.

In 1944, he was promoted to major general and placed in command of the 2d Cavalry Division, the last mounted division in the United States Army. With that unit he participated in the North Africa Campaign.

On June 5, 1944, he was appointed by President Roosevelt as the Military Governor of Rome, the first Axis capitol to fall to the Allies. In September, 1945 he was assigned as the Division Commander of the 93d Infantry during the New Guinea-Philippines Campaign.

Following World War II General Johnson was appointed by President Truman to serve as Director of the Hoof and Mouth Commission in the Republic of Mexico.

He retired from service with the U.S. Army Reserves in 1958 and passed away in 1986.

Nat S. Perrine ’17

Nat S. Perrine ’17
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Army   Brig. Gen.

Big. Gen. Nat S. Perrine attended Texas A&M and was class of 1917. He has since passed away.

John T. Walker ’17

John T. Walker ’17
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Marine Corps   Lt. Gen.

John Walker, who was Commandant of the San Diego Marine Recruit Depot at the time of his retirement, held the Navy Cross for gallantry in leading the 22d Regiment in the assault of Eniwetok in World War II.

He was a native of Texas and entered the Marines in 1917 from Texas A&M College.

Lt. Gen. John T. Walker passed away in February 22, 1955.

Herman M. Ainsworth ’19

Herman M. Ainsworth ’19
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Army   Maj. Gen.

Luling, TX

H. Miller Ainsworth's long and distinguished military career began with his attendance at Officer's Training Camp, Leon Springs, Texas, May 8, 1917, where he was commissioned second lieutenant of Infantry, Officer's Reserve Corps, August 14, 1917. He served in World War I with the 159th Infantry, 40th Division. Upon the reorganization of the 36th Division after World War I, Lieutenant General Ainsworth was commissioned captain of infantry, April 27th, 1922 and assigned to Company L, 141st Infantry, Luling, Texas. He entered active federal service November 25, 1940 as lieutenant colonel. He participated in the landing at Salerno Beach in September 1943. He received the Silver Star Medal for gallantry in action on September 13, 1943.

He left active service in 1946 as a colonel and was appointed assistant division commander of the 36th Infantry Division. In 1948 he was appointed division commander, a post he was to hold with distinction until his retirement in 1953. He was appointed brigadier general of the line September 27, 1948; promoted to major general of the line October 17, 1949. He performed short tours of active military service over the period May 1949 to August 1951, as a member of the War Department General Staff Committee on National Guard Policy. Upon the establishment of the Fourth Army Civilian Components Advisory Group, General Ainsworth was appointed a member. He was given the rank of brevet lieutenant general upon retirement. He died May 7, 1969.

George H. Beverley ’19

George H. Beverley ’19
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Air Force   Brig. Gen.

Saint Petersburg, FL

Brigadier General George H. Beverley was born in Amarillo, Texas, in 1897, attended high school at Carlsbad, N.M., and graduated from high school at Dalhart, Texas. In 1915, he entered Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College, which he left two years later to become a flying cadet in the Air Service.

After attending ground school at the University of Texas at Austin and training at Kelly Field, Texas, he received his wings and a commission as a temporary second lieutenant in the Air Service in July 1918.

His career with the Air Force from the beginning of World War I to the end of World War II, is an outstanding example of the work of those men who were pioneers of military aviation in 1917 and who helped lead the United States to victory in 1945.

General Beverley has been awarded the Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster. His foreign decorations include the Mexican Medal of Military Merit, First Class; the Necklet Paotang awarded him by the Chinese Government for his work in connection with the training of Chinese students at the San Antonio Air Materiel command, and the Order of Military Merit in the grade of Commander presented him by the Brazilian Government for services rendered as military and air attache to Brazil.

Brig. Gen. George H. Beverley retired on August 1, 1949 and resided in Saint Petersburg, FL. He passed away on September 15, 1988.

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