Army & Navy: Three Brothers, Three Stars

The Army's newest high-ranking brother act won its third star last week. At 33, Colonel Edward Julius ("Ted") Timberlake of the Air Forces was promoted to Brigadier General, thus became the youngest general officer since the Civil War.*

Ted Timberlake is one of the Army's hardest-hitting bomber commanders, a crack pilot and specialist in B-24s. His brother, burly Brigadier General Patrick Timberlake, 43, formerly chief of the U.S. Ninth Air Force's Bomber Command in the Middle East, is now one of the Ninth's top planners. Their eldest brother, Brigadier General Edward Wrenne...

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