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Colonel Van H Slayden

Colonel Phillip Van H. Slayden (1913 - 1996), US Air Force Retired, taught Military History at West Point, served as US Chief Advisor to rehabilitate the Republic of Korea Air Force after the war, and commanded the 4504th Missile Wing at Orlando AFB, Florida, among other assignments. From flying bi-wing aircraft in 1937 to standing up America's first Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) School in 1959, Van Slayden advanced the most powerful Air Force in history.

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