Veterans

June 22, 2012

NELLIS NOTAM – June 22, 2012


Former U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. (ret) Peter T. Kempf passed away June 15 after a prolonged battle with cancer. A career pilot with 33 years of service, he was a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Fighter Weapons School and was the architect of the U.S. invasion of Panama, Operation Just Cause, in Dec 1989. Kempf commanded the Tactical Fighter Weapons Center, now known as the Warfare Center, from 1985-1988. He is survived by his wife Louise; his daughter, Laura; his son, Steven; his daughter-in-law, Marshon; and his granddaughters, Taylor and Rachel. The family is extremely grateful to the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston for their care and assistance during his fight with cancer, and asks that in lieu of memorial services, donations in Kempf’s name be made to either the MD Anderson Cancer Center, https://www.mdanderson.org/gifts, or the Wounded Warrior Project, https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org.




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