White, Thomas

White, Thomas (Dresser)

(1901–65) aviator; born in Walker, Minn. He graduated from West Point in 1920, completed aviation training in 1925, and carried out a series of staff and line assignments, including tours as air attaché in the Soviet Union, Italy, and Brazil. As deputy commander of the Thirteenth Air Force, he took part in the reconquest of the Philippines (1944); he commanded the Seventh Air Force during the Iwo Jima and Okinawa campaigns. He served as air force chief of staff during the late 1950s, a period of intensive development of missile-borne strategic weapons systems.
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From left, tots Katie-Anne Beckett, Jack White, Thomas Welsh and Aleisha Kent cycle training at Green Gates Primary School, Redcar, in May 2006
Anthony White, Thomas Whittingham, Anthony Bushell, of Childers Street, Old Swan, and Gary Keating, of Planetree Road, West Derby, all deny conspiracy to cause explosions and conspiracy to burgle commercial on our www.
Wales: Tries: Williams (3), Kear (3), Lennon, White, Thomas, Emmitt, J James.
With full-back Ricky Thomas, scrum-half David Pritchard and centre Ashley Beck finding space Aberavon scored three tries in five minutes Pritchard, prop Neil White, Thomas crossed before wing Richard Carter celebrated his return from Carmarthen Quins with a long-range solo effort .
Understanding that most in the business of education feel politically ill-prepared or apprehensive, authors Patricia Clarke White, Thomas Harvey and Lawrence Kemper help leaders at all levels discover more about themselves and in turn about their own political styles.
Coach Dave James' players (back, from left): Harry Smith, Sam White, Joe White, Thomas James, Michael Barrett, Marcus Spriggs' (front): Jacob Rowan, Oliver Gardiner, Daniel Hartopp, Luton Stonier.
Front: Iain Morrison, Paul March, Stanley Gene, Brad Drew, Ben Roarty (captain), Jon Sharp (head coach), Chris Thorman (vice captain), Sea Penkywicz, Paul White, Thomas Hemingway, Hefin O'Hare
Harland, Bruce White, Thomas Williams, Mid Century Telephone Co-operative; Duane R.
Jasmine Tager, Kira Tchack-Dietz, Lindsay Temes, Caitlin Terborg, Paul Terzenbach, Joseph Thakkun, Laura Theiss, Austin Thelen, Christopher Thomas, Kayla Thompson, Lindsey Thomsen, Erik Tillford, Jason Tomlinson, Natasha Tone, Claire Tonry, Mollie Toper, Brendan Treacy, Mindy Tseng, Tyla Tuomi, Alana Unfried, Carla Van Eerd, Samuel Van Rooy, Kristin Veralrud, Michael Verner, Alexis Viggiano, Rebecca Vitus, Walid Wahed, Briony Walker, Elizabeth Ward, Gabriel Wasil, Chelsea Watkins, Bethany Watson, Kimberly Weaver, Olivia Weldon, Cassie West, Jeffrey West, Cailin Wheeler, Gregory White, Kery White, Nicole White, Thomas Wiebe, Quinn Wilhelmi, Michael Williams, Ryan A.
Non-partisan coalition of statesmen: Bob White, Thomas D'Aquino, Jean Chretien and Brian Mulroney; never to be mistaken for a collection of strange bedfellows or an unholly alliance.
Richard Francis Wheeler III, Tyler James Whidden, Ashley Christine White, Thomas MacGillivray White, Anya Ruth Wilczynski, Douglas Michael Wirtanen, Eric Stephen Woodward.