Force officials dedicated the Gen. Bernard A. Schriever
Wall of Honor during a ceremony at Los Angeles AFB, Calif., June 19, 2014. Air Force photo by Joe Juarez
Air Force officials and dignitaries dedicated the Gen. Bernard A.
Schriever Wall of Honor at Los Angeles AFB, Calif. The wall honors space
pioneers. During the June 19 ceremony, Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, newly minted
commander of the Space and Missile Systems Center, along with Thomas
Taverney, chairman of AFA’s General Schriever
Chapter, unveiled the names of the wall’s 2014 inductees: Karel Jan
Bossart, rocket designer; Ivan Alexander Getting, instrumental in the
creation of the Global Positioning System; retired Brig. Gen. William King; retired Col. Frederic C.E. Oder; Simon Ramo; and retired Maj. Gen. Osmond Jay Ritland. (Los Angeles report by Joe Juarez) (For more on the unveiling, see SMC’s Facebook page.)
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