Samuel C. Phillips

Samuel C. Phillips

General Samuel Cochran Phillips (February 19, 1921–January 31, 1990) was a United States Air Force four-star general who served as Director of NASA's Apollo Manned Lunar Landing Program from 1964 to 1969, the seventh Director of the National Security Agency from 1972 to 1973, and as Commander, Air Force Systems Command (COMAFSC) from 1973 to 1975.

Read more about Samuel C. Phillips:  Early Years and Education, Military Service, NASA Service, Return To Active Duty, Awards and Honors, Death

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