Kenneth Rex Baile

Recent Address: Upper Arlington, OH
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Family Info: Parents: Inez and Emory; Wife: Gwen; Children: Sandra, Michelle, Susan, and Stephen
Hometown: Columbus, OH
Date Entered Service: August 22, 1941
Service Number: 4021A
Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron: 793rd
Location of Unit: Salina, KS (January, 1943)
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Hump Missions: None; flyer but was a passenger over the hump
Awards: None other than theater while in 58th BW.
Service Schools: Air Command and Staff June 1947; Air War College July 1957
MOS: Staff/Personnel
Rank Upon Discharge: Colonel
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Post WWII Service: With 468 Gp AS Col (LG) Jim Edmundson thru July 1946; Staff Eng. Div. Wright Field and ARDC; HQs USAF Maint. Staff Off.; HQs USAF Inspector Gen. Office Sec.; Dept. Dir. Of Pers. National Security Agency; Dir. Of Personnel Plans & Policy Air Def. Com
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Upon retiring in Aug 1969 I became a member of Ohio State University as a professor and administrative staff - retired 1976. From 1971 have been in real estate.
Thoughts About the 58th: The bomb wing and especially the 468th Bomb Group in my opinion was the most outstanding in the Air Force and the entire Bomb wing had some very outstanding personnel - truly dedicated members. I am proud to have been a member serving.
Comments: Mr.Baile passed away February 28, 2012. He is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Columbus, OH

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