Galer, Robert, BGen

Deceased
 
 Service Photo 
 Service Details
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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Primary MOS
9903-General Officer
Last MOSGroup
Specific Billet MOS
Primary Unit
1954-1957, 9907, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
Service Years
1936 - 1957

Brigadier General

 
 

 Last Photo 
 Personal Details 

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Home State
Washington
Washington
Year of Birth
1913
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by CWO2 Philip E. Montroy to remember Marine BGen Robert Galer.

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Contact Info
Home Town
Seattle
Last Address
Frisco, Texas

Date of Passing
Jun 27, 2005
 
Location of Interment
Texas State Cemetery - Austin, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Sec.1.Row B, #13

 Official Badges 

Commander In Chief Pacific (CINCPAC) USMC Retired Pin (20 Years)


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Robert Galer was promoted to BGen upon his retirement on July 31, 1957.  He lived a long and productive retirement passing away at the age of 91 on June 27, 2005.
   
Other Comments:
1.  BGen Galer was also awarded the British Distinguished Flying Cross for his actions during the Solomon Islands Campaign in 1942.

 2.  In 1945, while serving as the Training Officer of the Landing Force Air Support Control Units (LFASCU's) LtCol Galer made three D-day landing in 65 days.  First Came Iwo Jima.  He was able to witness the Mt. Surabachi flag raising.  Second was the landing in the Philippines.  Third was the Okinawa landings. 

 3.  BGen Galer scored 13 air victories ("kills") in WWII.
   
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  1952-1952, 9907, 1st MAW



From Month/Year
March / 1952
To Month/Year
May / 1952
Unit
1st MAW Unit Page
Rank
Colonel
MOS
9907-Colonel, Naval Aviator/Naval Flight Officer
Location
Not Specified
Country/State
Korea, South
 
 
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 1st MAW Details

1st MAW
Type
Air Units
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Parent Unit
Marine Air Wing (MAW)
Strength
Wing
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Dec 14, 2017
   
Memories For This Unit

Chain of Command
Served as Assistant Chief of Staff, G-4 (Supply)

   
My Photos For This Unit
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54 Members Also There at Same Time
1st MAW

Kreiser, Alexander, BGen, (1919-1956) 99 9903 Brigadier General
Scribner, Frank H. Lamson, MGen, (1923-1961) 99 9903 Brigadier General
Bard, Elliot, BGen, (1923-1957) 75 7503 Colonel
Schwable, Frank, BGen, (1929-1959) 73 7315 Colonel
Holm, Gordon, LtCol, (1951-1980) 75 7302 Lieutenant Colonel
Payne, Frederick, BGen, (1935-1958) 75 7506 Lieutenant Colonel
Harper, Max Hartwell, Maj, (1940-1953) 75 7302 Major
Pierce, Richard, Col 75 7302 Major
Ables, Robert, Col, (1946-1958) 75 7302 Captain
Ables, Robert, Col, (1946-1958) 75 7302 Captain
Grifffith, John, Capt, (1949-1973) 1 0130 Captain
McMahan, Jr., Edward Leo Peter, Col, (1944-1966) 75 7302 Captain
Rause, Robert, Col, (1942-1958) 75 7302 Captain
Soladay, Harry Stepheson, Capt, (1942-1952) 75 7302 Captain
Woolever, Loren Willis, Capt, (1944-1952) 75 7576 Captain
Raisch, Robert, BGen, (1949-1980) 75 7302 First Lieutenant
Leblanc, Leo, MGen, (1948-1984) 75 7302 Second Lieutenant
Livingston, Odyce Watson, 2ndLt, (1949-1952) 75 7302 Second Lieutenant
Cain, John, CWO3, (1942-1969) 70 7001 Master Sergeant
Reynolds, Paul, MSgt, (1948-1999) 13 1379 Technical Sergeant
Ash, David Dale, TSgt (Grade 2), (1943-1957) 66 6611 Staff Sergeant
Aisenbrey, Calvin, TSgt, (1942-1952) 64 6419 Staff Sergeant
Reynolds, Paul, MSgt, (1948-1999) 13 1379 Staff Sergeant
Antonucci, William Louis, Sgt, (1951-1952) 3 0311 Sergeant
Edwards, Robert I., LtCol, (1951-1970) 13 1372 Sergeant
Harris, Ned, MSgt, (1950-1973) 40 4099 Sergeant
Hickey, Edward, Sgt, (1951-1954) 2771 Sergeant
Moreland, Norris, Sgt, (1951-1954) 6700 Sergeant
Spencer, Russell, Sgt, (1951-1959) 1 0141 Sergeant
Vail, Gary, Sgt, (1952-1955) 63 6313 Sergeant
Wright, Ronald, Sgt, (1951-1954) 46 4611 Sergeant
Bauer, James, Cpl, (1952-1965) 30 3061 Corporal
German, Earl, SSgt, (1948-1967) 3 0311 Corporal
Hursh, Franklin D, Cpl, (1950-1952) 3 0311 Corporal
Stafford, Jay, Cpl, (1951-1963) 11 1121 Corporal
Bordelon, Claude, Cpl, (1952-1953) 35 3500 Private 1st Class
Daiuto, Joseph, Cpl, (1952-1955) 60 6413 Private 1st Class
Hayes, Donald, PFC 3 0300 Private 1st Class
Binney, Arthur Fremont, MGen, (1928-1963) 8042 Colonel
Baird, Robert, Col, (1942-1971) 7409 Major
Jerome, Clayton, LtGen, (1922-1959) Brigadier General
Hayes, Charles Harold, LtGen, (1930-1965) Colonel
Mangrum, Richard, LtGen, (1929-1967) Colonel
Robertshaw, Louis, LtGen, (1936-1971) Colonel
Henderson, Carmen, Maj, (1942-1963) Major
Miles, Earl, Maj Major
Clinnin, Walter, Capt, (1944-1952) Captain
Dykes, Kenneth, Col, (1942-1972) Captain
Parks, Donald Lawrence, 2ndLt, (1949-1952) Second Lieutenant
Kennedy, Walter, MSgt, (1940-1971) Master Gunnery Sergeant
Cameron, Edgar, MSgt, (1942-1952) Master Sergeant
Arquiette, John, LtCol, (1948-1969) 26 Technical Sergeant
Reynolds, Paul, MSgt, (1948-1999) Sergeant
Allen, Alan, Cpl, (1950-1952) Corporal
Montgomery, Edward, Gen General
Walsh, Jerome William, WO, (1946-1967) Staff Sergeant
Sanders, Alan, Sgt, (1943-1953) Sergeant

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