Frederick Fox Thimm – Lieutenant Colonel, United States Air Force

His private memorial in Section 2 of Arlington National Cemetery (which is located near the graves of several American Astronauts) reads:

“Chief, Aerospace Physiologist
Born :November 8, 1927
Transferred: April 20, 1973
Doctor of Philosophy
Chief Biomedical Scientist
Honorary Green Beret
He has slipped the surely bonds of earth
and touched the face of God.”



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