John B. Ackerman

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John B. Ackerman
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Birth name John Bevier Ackerman
Nickname(s) Ack Ack
Born (1909-04-29)April 29, 1909
Auburn, New York
Died June 13, 1981(1981-06-13) (aged 72)
Beaufort, South Carolina
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch Seal of the US Air Force.svg United States Air Force
Years of service 1932–1960
Rank US-O8 insignia.svg Major General
Commands held Thirteenth Air Force 1956–1958
USAFSS 1958–1960 (deputy cmndr)
Vice-Director of the National Security Agency
Battles/wars World War II
Cold War

John Bevier Ackerman (April 29, 1909 – June 13, 1981) was the second Vice Director of the National Security Agency of the United States and a Major General of the United States Air Force.[1][2]


  1. "Vice Directors of The National Security Agency". National Security Agency. Retrieved December 21, 2008.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "MAJOR GENERAL JOHN B. ACKERMAN". United States Air Force. Retrieved June 25, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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Preceded by
Joseph Wenger
Vice Director of the National Security Agency
November 1953 – June 1956
Succeeded by
John A. Samford