Myrtle Beach in Horry County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Brigadier General Robert G. Jenkins
He accumulated more than 3,100 ﬂying hours in tactical ﬁghter aircraft, including the A-10. He earned his commission through the ROTC (Reserve Ofﬁcerís Training Corps) program while studying for his bachelor of science degree at Virginia Polytechnic Institute. He also earned a masterís degree from West Virginia University.
Other important duty assignments he held included Commander, Air Forces Iceland; Director of Operations, Headquarters, United States Air Force; Vice Commander, United States Air Forces Korea; and Director of Logistics, Headquarters, Paciﬁc Air Forces, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii.
His major awards and decorations include Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross with oak leaf cluster, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Air Medal with 11 oak leaf clusters, Air Force Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Vietnam Service Medal with three service stars, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm, and Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal.
Location. 33° 40.761′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 Harrelson Boulevard, Myrtle Beach SC 29577, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lieutenant General Joseph J. Redden (here, next to this marker); Colonel Michael G. Filliman (here, next to this marker); General Robert H. Reed (here, next to this marker); Major General Ervin C. Sharpe, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Colonel Richard (Rick) H. McDow (a few steps from this marker); Colonel Herbert E. Ross (a few steps from this marker); Whispering Pines Golf Course (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General Harold L. Price (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Myrtle Beach.
Also see . . . General Robert G. Jenkins Biography. U.S. Air Force (Submitted on August 16, 2018.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2018, by Charles Keller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2018, by Charles Keller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.