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Staryl Chester Austin, Jr. (September 16, 1920 – January 1, 2015) was an American brigadier general in the United States Air Force.[1] He was a former Assistant Adjutant General of Oregon and 142nd Fighter Group’s Air Officer, Chief of the Administrative Division. He was a member of the Oregon Aviation Hall of Honor.[2][3][4]

Staryl C. Austin
Lt Col Austin at Gowen Field operations center, 1954
Born(1920-09-16)September 16, 1920
Condon, Oregon, United States
DiedJanuary 1, 2015(2015-01-01) (aged 94)
Salem, Oregon, United States
AllegianceUnited States of America
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Years of service1942–1981
RankBrigadier general
AwardsOrder of the Sword, Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Air Medal with seven oak leaf clusters and the European-African-Middle East Campaign Medal with four battle stars

Austin died on January 1, 2015 at the age of 94.[5][6]


  2. "Five Inducted into Oregon Aviation Hall of Honor". 1 November 2007.
  3. Austin, Staryl; Adams, Donald. "Staryl Austin, Jr. Collection" – via
  4. "Oregon War Pilot Inducted Into Hall of Honor - Salem-News.Com".
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