Robert Cardenas

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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.[1]

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.

In 2015, he was added into the National Aviation Hall of Fame.[2]

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  1. "Brigadier General Robert L. Cardenas". Washington, D.C.: United States Air Force. September 1, 1971. Retrieved January 10, 2015.
  2. "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.

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