U. S. Air Force General. Born: 1934.
Larry Welch grew up in Liberal and served in Washington as the U. S. Air Force Chief of Staff in the late 1980s. In that position the four-star general commanded all Air Force personnel and was one of the President's top military advisors. Earlier, General Welch commanded the Strategic Air Command which guarded North America against nuclear attack.
Entry: Welch, Larry
Author: G. Joseph Pierron
Author information: Judge Pierron serves on the Kansas Court of Appeals and has an interest in Kansas history.
Date Created: November 2012
Date Modified: November 2012
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