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General George C. Kenney
Commanding Officer (C. O.) 5th Air Force (5th AF)

Background
George Churchill Kenney was born August 6, 1889 in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada to parents Joseph Atwood Kenney and Anne Louise Kenney (née Churchill) while his parents were on vacation. He was the eldest of four children and grew up in Brookline, Massachusetts. He graduated from Brookline High School class of 1907 and that same year entered the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) studying civil engineering. When his father left the family, Kenney left MIT and took various jobs before becoming a surveyor for the Quebec Saguenay Railroad.

Wartime History
During late 1942, assigned B-17E "Sally" 41-633 as his personal transport.

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