University Letter

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Remembering Al Palmer

Al Palmer
Al Palmer

It is with regret that we announce the death of Al Palmer, who passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at age 69.

Al Palmer worked at UND Aerospace from 1981 to 2016 in a number of roles that included chief of flight simulator training and director of flight operations, retiring as Director of UAS. A retired U.S. Air Force brigadier general, he also led the effort to build Veteran’s Park in Grand Forks, which was dedicated this fall.

A full obituary will be published in UND Today and University Letter next week.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23, at Amundson Funeral Home, 2975 S. 42nd St., Grand Forks. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m.