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Carbondale in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

General Jerome F. O’Malley

 
 
General Jerome F. O’Malley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
1. General Jerome F. O’Malley Marker
Inscription.
Born and raised in Carbondale, Pennsylvania
1932-1985
Graduated St. Rose High School 1949
West Point-1953
Air Command with Staff College with Distinction
George Washington University-MBA-1955
Naval War College-1970
Command Pilot-flew over 5,000 hours Bombers B-47
Fighters: F-85, F-4D
Reconnaissance: RF-4C’s, SR-71
Flew First Operational Mission SR-71, March 21, 1968
at over 2,000 miles per hour
Flew 116 combat missions in F-4D’s and RF-4C’s over Vietnam-1971
Promoted to Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force 1982
Commander in Chief-Pacific Air Forces-1983
Commander in Chief-Tactical Air Command-1984
The General Jerome and Diane O’Malley Award
is given annually
to an Outstanding Command Couple in the Air Force
The General Jerome F. O’Malley
Distinguished Space Leadership Award
is awarded annually for
“Vision and Leadership in Pursuit of Space Excellence”

 
Location. 41° 34.333′ N, 75° 30.137′ W. Marker is in Carbondale, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is on Main Street (Bus US 6). Touch for map. The statue is in Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Carbondale PA 18407, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
General Jerome F. O’Malley Statue image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
2. General Jerome F. O’Malley Statue
distance of this marker. War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Church Street: Five of Carbondale’s many historic Churches (a few steps from this marker); Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. Alvin D. Ungerleider (within shouting distance of this marker); Carbondale City Hall / Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Carbondale City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Patrolman William F. McAndrew (within shouting distance of this marker); Carbondale (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carbondale.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, Vietnam
 
General Jerome F. O’Malley Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 16, 2016
3. General Jerome F. O’Malley Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 3, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 3, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   3. submitted on October 25, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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