Hillenkoetter, Roscoe Henry, VADM

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Vice Admiral
Last Primary NEC
00X-Unknown NOC/Designator
Last Rating/NEC Group
Rating/NEC Group Unknown
Primary Unit
1956-1957, Office of the Naval Inspector General (Naval IG)
Service Years
1915 - 1957
Vice Admiral
Vice Admiral

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Home State
Missouri
Missouri
Year of Birth
1897
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
St Louis, MO
Last Address
New York City, NY

Date of Passing
Jun 18, 1982
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
6 5813-C-1
Military Service Number
Not Specified

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Last Known Activity

The National Investigations Committee On Aerial Phenomena was formed in 1956, with the organization's corporate charter being approved October 24. Hillenkoetter was on NICAP's board of governors from about 1957 until 1962. Donald E. Keyhoe, NICAP director and Hillenkoetter's Naval Academy classmate, wrote that Hillenkoetter wanted public disclosure of UFO evidence. Perhaps Hillenkoetter's best-known statement on the subject was in 1960 in a letter to Congress, as reported in The New York Times: "Behind the scenes, high-ranking Air Force officers are soberly concerned about UFOs. But through official secrecy and ridicule, many citizens are led to believe the unknown flying objects are nonsense."
   
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  1956-1957, Office of the Naval Inspector General (Naval IG)

Vice Admiral

From Month/Year
August / 1956

To Month/Year
May / 1957

Unit
Office of the Naval Inspector General (Naval IG) Unit Page

Rank
Vice Admiral

NEC
Not Specified

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 Office of the Naval Inspector General (Naval IG) Details

Office of the Naval Inspector General (Naval IG)

Type
HQ/Command Elements
 

Parent Unit
Major Commands

Strength
Command

Created/Owned By
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Last Updated: May 29, 2021
   
   
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