FltOff Gene Autry US Army Air Corps (1942-1946)
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FltOff Gene Autry US Army Air Corps (Served 1942-1946)
Short Bio: Known as the “Singing Cowboy,” Gene Autry, in World War II Autry enlisted in the United States Army in 1942 and became a Tech. Sergeant in the United States Army Air Corps. Holding a private pilot’s license, he was determined to become an aviator and earned his service pilot rating on 21 June 1944, serving as a C-109 transport pilot with the rank of Filght Officer. Assigned to a unit of the Air Transport Command.