Lieutenant General J. T. Robbins 1940
Lieutenant General Robbins, with 22 aerial victories, became Texas’ leading fighter ace in World War II. He flew a total of 181 combat missions in his Lightning P-38. He was commander of the 12th Air Force, vice commander of the Tactical Air Command and vice commander of the Military Airlift Command. His awards include two Distinguished Service Crosses, three Distinguished Medals and two Silver Stars.