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Charles C. McDonald

United States general

General Charles Clarence McDonald (October 1, 1933 – November 22, 2017) was a United States Air Force general. He served as Commander, Air Force Logistics Command (COMAFLC) from 1989 to 1992.

Charles C. McDonald
General Charles C. McDonald
Born(1933-10-01)October 1, 1933
Barron, Wisconsin
DiedNovember 22, 2017(2017-11-22) (aged 84)
Niceville, Florida
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Years of service1956–1992
RankUS-O10 insignia.svg General
Commands heldAir Force Logistics Command
Battles/warsVietnam War

From August 1979 to February 1981 McDonald was commander of the 320th Bombardment Wing, Mather Air Force Base, California. Under his command the wing won the Fairchild Trophy, awarded to the top bomber wing in the Strategic Air Command for combined bombing and navigational excellence.

He was promoted to general November 1, 1989, with same date of rank, and retired June 30, 1992.

McDonald died on November 22, 2017 in Niceville, Florida of ALS-related complications at the age of 84.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "General Charles C. McDonald". Northwest Florida Daily News, November 26, 2017.