Robert L. "Bob" Cardenas (born March 10, 1920) is a retired Mexican-American brigadier general of the United States Air Force. He was born in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico, but raised in San Diego, California. He served in World War II and the Vietnam War.
In 1983, President Ronald Reagan appointed him California coordinator for Southwest Border Economic Action Group. In 1985, he was appointed to Chairman of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Advisory Group by California Governor George Deukmejian.
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- "Brigadier General Robert L. Cardenas". Washington, D.C.: United States Air Force. September 1, 1971. Retrieved January 10, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "National Aviation Hall of Fame reveals names of four to be enshrined in "Class of 2015"". Dayton, Ohio: National Aviation Hall of Fame. December 16, 2014. Retrieved December 25, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
Other websites[change | change source]
- Personal Biography
- Detailed unofficial website by Derek Horne (friend of General Cardenas)
- Official Air Force Biography at the Wayback Machine (archived November 18, 2007)