George T. White

George was born and raised in Queens, New York. After some time in the fleet, George went to NAPS prior to the USNA. After graduation he selected Air Force ground and went into the Office of Special Investigations (OSI) where he spent a year in New York City as a special investigator.


In 1958 George entered navigation training and became a B-52 navigator stationed at Griffiss AFB in Rome, New York from 1960 to 1962. He also found time to acquire an MS in Aeronautical Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology in 1959. George went into the missile program and became a Minuteman Missile Commander standing duty in the silos near Great Falls, Montana from 1962 to 1966 while simultaneously maintaining his B-52 navigator status by flying out of nearby Malmstrom AFB. Always fit, George won the base and Great Falls handball championship the years he was there. In 1966 he was transferred to the National Security Agency (NSA) at Fort Meade, Maryland.


George received a medical retirement from the Air Force in 1967. He then went to work for the State of Maryland as a computer programmer.  George passed away at home in Severna Park, Maryland on 14 April 1969.  Immediate family members include his wife Betty, sons George and Wayne who reside in Maryland, daughter Linda who lives in New Zealand, and six grandchildren. Betty continues to reside in Severna Park, Maryland.