General's West Point Uniform. West Point Uniform belonging to Lt.He commanded several squadrons and missile units, but was most notably the director of the NSA in 1980s. After graduation from West Point in 1950, Faurer attended flying schools at Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, and Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma, and received his pilot wings in August 1951. He completed B-29 pilot training at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, in January 1952 and was then assigned to the 308th Bombardment Wing at Forbes Air Force Base, Kansas. In May 1952 he moved with the wing to Hunter Air Force Base, Georgia. From April 1953 to September 1955, Faurer flew weather reconnaissance flights in WB-29s with the 56th Weather Reconnaissance Squadron at Yokota Air Base, Japan.
In May 1958 he transferred to Headquarters 90th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing, also at Forbes, as chief of the Training Procedures Section. Faurer began his career in the missile and space fields in August 1959 when he was assigned to Headquarters 2nd Air Force, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, serving successively as an operations officer in the Missile Section; guided missiles operations officer; and chief, Missile Branch in the Training Division, Directorate of Operations. While at Barksdale he was associated with the 2nd Air Force's growing inventory of intercontinental ballistic missiles: Atlas D, E, F; Titan II; and Minuteman I. Faurer attended the graduate engineer management program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute from June 1963 to July 1964.
After graduation, he was assigned to the Defense Intelligence Agency in Washington, D. In the Directorate of Scientific and Technical Intelligence, and served as a technical intelligence officer; development engineer; and later as chief, Space Systems Division, in the Missiles and Space Office until July 1967. Upon graduation from the National War College in July 1968, Faurer was named director of current operations, 14th Aerospace Force at Ent Air Force Base, Colorado.Faurer was assigned as director, J-2, United States Southern Command, Canal Zone, in July 1971, and in June 1973 transferred to Headquarters U. For duty as deputy assistant chief of staff for intelligence. He was assigned as director, J-2, U. European Command in Vaihingen, West Germany, in August 1977, and moved to Brussels, Belgium, in August 1979 as deputy chairman of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Military Committee.
 He became Director of the National Security Agency in April 1981. Faurer's military decorations and awards include the Air Force Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster and Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster. Faurer has also been presented the National Intelligence Medal of Achievement in recognition of his service to the national intelligence community. Faurer was promoted to lieutenant general September 1, 1979, with the same date of rank.
He retired on April 1, 1985. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Korea (1950-53)\Original Period Items". The seller is "mimal_2818" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.