Richard Bodycombe

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Richard Bodycombe
Born(1922-04-29)April 29, 1922
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
DiedJanuary 23, 2019(2019-01-23) (aged 96)
Toledo, Ohio, U.S.
AllegianceUnited States of America
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Years of service1944–1982
RankMajor General
AwardsDistinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with oak leaf cluster, Air Force Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal and Purple Heart.

Richard Bodycombe (April 29, 1922 – January 23, 2019) was an American major general in the United States Air Force. He was Commander of the United States Air Force Reserve Command.

As chief of Air Force Reserve he served as the principal adviser on Reserve matters to the Air Force Chief of Staff. As commander of AFRES he had full responsibility for the supervision of U.S. Air Force Reserve units around the world.[1]

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