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John F. Albert
Born 1915
Died August 1, 1989(1989-08-01) (aged 74)
Place of birth Rochester, New York
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch  United States Army
 United States Air Force
Years of service 1945 – 1947 (Army)
1947 – 1972 (Air Force)
Rank brigadier general
Commands held Deputy Chief of Chaplains

John F. Albert was Deputy Chief of Chaplains of the United States Air Force.


Albert was born in Rochester, New York in 1915. He graduated from St. Bernard's School of Theology and Ministry and was ordained a Roman Catholic priest in 1941. In 1969, he was given the title of Monsignor by Pope Paul VI.[1] He died on August 1, 1989.

Military career

Albert originally joined the United States Army in 1945 before transferring to the Air Force after its inception. In 1970, he was promoted to the rank of brigadier general and became Deputy Chief of Chaplains later that year. He retired in 1972.

Awards he received include the Legion of Merit, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster and the Army Commendation Medal.


  1. "Chaplain (Brigadier General) John F. Albert". United States Air Force. Archived from the original on 2012-07-21. Retrieved 2011-11-10. 

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