UHEF & Uni News


Dec, 2015

USAF General Roger Peterson S ‘47 retires

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[Posted December 20, 2015] Roger Peterson S ‘47 sent in a contribution to the UHEF along with happy news of his retirement: “[I] will finally retire after 75 years on a payroll including the United States Air Force (37 years from Private to Major General), United Technologies (10 years), Swiss Bank Corporation (12 years) and finally SunSouth Bank (14 years).” He notes that “Thanks to you wonderful taxpayers, [I] received military scholarships to UCLA (B.S.), University of Colorado (M.S.), Harvard and CalTech.” He retired from the Air Force on June […]



Jan, 2015

Remembering Maj. Gen. Paul Dettmer ‘73

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[Posted January 4, 2015] It is with considerable sadness that we report the passing of Maj. Gen. Paul Dettmer, a 1973 Uni grad, on December 29. Pictured above: The late Maj. Gen. Paul Dettmer ‘73 (Photo courtesy U.S. Air Force) Just 59, Dettmer had been battling cancer, as reported on October 7. He died at his home in Centreville, Virginia, with his family. Many more details of his life and career are included in a lengthy obituary here. He is survived by his wife, Cathy and children Ali and Andrew, […]