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Roy S. Kelley

Brigadier General

(Retired, US Army, Aug 1971)

WKU Class of 1939

Deceased April 1, 1993

Landed on Omaha BeachWith 2d Battalion, 358th Engineer RegimentJune 9, 1944

After V-J Day, assigned to Regensburg, Germanyto supervise a German POW regiment inreconstructing bridges across the Danube River

Instructor of Military EngineeringUnited States Military Academy, 1948-1952

District Engineer, Baltimore District, including theWashington District, 1962-1965: Projects: extensivemilitary construction program that included classifiedunderground facilities for emergency military operationsand for safeguarding the President, and plans for the newWalter Reed Army Medical Center

Engineer of the United States ArmyEurope and Seventh Army

North-Pacific Division Engineer, Portland, Oregon, 1969Participated in planning construction of the Alaska pipeline.

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