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VMI AF Hall of Fame

Those listed below are the VMI alumni who have been awarded the Air Force Cross.  It is awarded for extraordinary heroism in combat to any person while serving in the United States Air Force or the United States Space Force, and is second only to the Medal of Honor.

Air Force Cross Air Force Cross Medal

James R. McCarthy
Brigadier General, USAF
VMI Class of 1952

Robert S. Beale
Colonel, USAF
VMI Class of 1955

Thomas H. Kirk, Jr.
Colonel, USAF
VMI Class of 1950 B

Walter F. Draeger, Jr.
Captain, USAF
VMI Class of 1955

William R. Martin
Captain, USAF
VMI Class of 1955

 

 

Those listed below are a select group of VMI alumni who have attained the rank of General Officer in either the Air or Space Forces, which can take more than two decades of military service.

General 4 stars indicating General in the Air Force

Darren W. McDew
General, USAF
VMI Class of 1982

John P. Jumper
General, USAF
VMI Class of 1966

Hunter Harris Jr.
General, USAF
VMI Class of 1930

 

Lieutenant General 3 stars indicating Lieutenant General in the Air Force

Daniel J. Darnell
Lieutenant General, USAF
VMI Class of 1975

Lawrence E. Boese
Lieutenant General, USAF
VMI Class of 1966

Charles T. Myers
Lieutenant General, USAF
VMI Class of 1922

 

Major General 2 stars indicating Major General in the Air Force

J. Daniel Caine
Major General, USAF
VMI Class of 1990 

Mark K. Johnson
Major General, USAF
VMI Class of 1987

J. Marcus Hicks
Major General, USAF
VMI Class of 1986

Jon K. Mott
Major General, USAF
VMI Class of 1982

Joseph D. Brown IV
Major General, USAF
VMI Class of 1980

Scott S. Custer
Major General, USAF
VMI Class of 1976

Robert B. Newman, Jr.
Major General, USAF
VMI Class of 1973

Joseph G. Lynch
Major General, USAFR
VMI Class of 1969

Danny A. Hogan
Major General, USAF
VMI Class of 1965

James H. Marshall
Major General, USAF
VMI Class of 1951

Dr. Robert L. Thompson, Jr.
Major General, USAF
VMI Class of 1944

Thomas S. Jeffrey, Jr.
Major General, USAF
VMI Class of 1938

James W. Humphreys, Jr.
Major General, USAF
VMI Class of 1935

Richard C. Coupland
Major General, USAF
VMI Class of 1915

 

Brigadier General 1 star indicating Brigadier General in the Air Force

Jeffery L. Ryan
Brigadier General, USAF
VMI Class of 1995

Gregory S. Otey
Brigadier General, USAF
VMI Class of 1987

Zane R. Johnson
Brigadier General, USAF
VMI Class of 1984

Howard G. DeWolf
Brigadier General, USAF
VMI Class of 1970

Christian F. Dreyer, Jr.
Brigadier General, USAF
VMI Class of 1956

Thomas J. Lennon
Brigadier General, USAF
VMI Class of 1965

Dr. James F. Culver
Brigadier General, USAF
VMI Class of 1955

Alvah S. Mattox
Brigadier General, USAF
VMI Class of 1954

James R. McCarthy
Brigadier General, USAF
VMI Class of 1952

John E. Catlin, Jr.
Brigadier General, USAF
VMI Class of 1951

Alonzo J. Walter, Jr.
Brigadier General, USAF
VMI Class of 1949B

John W. Richardson
Brigadier General, USAF
VMI Class of 1931

Terry H. Morrison
Brigadier General, USAF
VMI Class of 1920