Hillenkoetter, Roscoe Henry, VADM

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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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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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Pearl Harbor Survivor's AssociationWWII Memorial National RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial
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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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  1947-1950, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Rear Admiral Upper Half

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May / 1947

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October / 1950

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Last Updated: May 29, 2021
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Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

FORD, Walter, RADM, (1925-1961) Rear Admiral Lower Half
Doan, Henry Carpenter, CAPT, (1920-1953) OFF Captain
Winston, Robert Alexander, CAPT, (1935-1954) Captain
Frankel, Samuel, RADM, (1929-1964) Commander
Fane, Francis Douglas, CDR, (1936-1960) OFF 113X Lieutenant Commander
Helms, Richard, LCDR, (1942-1945) Special Agent
Loomis, Henry, LCDR, (1940-1946) Special Agent
OVERTON, Edward, LCDR, (1940-1946) Special Agent

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