March 12, 1960


JAMA. 1960;172(11):1177. doi:10.1001/jama.1960.03020110061018

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General Powell Awarded Legion of Merit.—  Major Gen. William H. Powell Jr., assistant to the surgeon general, U. S. A. F., was awarded the Legion of Merit recently in ceremonies held in Washington, D. C., prior to his retirement on Jan. 31. The award was presented for his outstanding service to the United States while serving as chief medical officer, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, from July 3, 1957, to Sept. 3, 1959. He was cited for his outstanding leadership, exemplary foresight, and exceptional judgment in resolving medical and logistic support problems of the various national forces within Allied Command Europe.

Air Force Clinical Surgeons Meet.—  The annual meeting of the Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons will be held at the U. S. A. F. Hospital, Travis Air Force Base, Calif., April 13-15, 1960. This meeting will include original papers in various surgical specialties. Moderators and other

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