George Hammond

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George Hammond
George Hammond (The Fourth Horseman, Part 2).jpg
George Hammond in 2005.
Biographical information
Birth planet Earth
Nationality American
Death 2008 of a heart attack
Gender
Race Tau'ri
Species Human
Information about family
Marriage Mrs. Hammond (deceased of a cancer)
Socio-political information
Rank Lieutenant General
Allegiances US Air Force,
Homeworld Command
Out of Stargate universe information
Portrayed by Don S. Davis,
Aaron Pearl ("1969")
First appearance "Children of the Gods"

Lieutenant General George Hammond was a US Air Force military and the Commanding Officer of Stargate Command for seven years (as a Major General). He then become the first head of Homeworld Command before coming into retirement. He died of a heart attack in 2008 and a Daedalus-class warship has been named after him in his honor.

Biography

Personal life

In July 21, 1969, Hammond was watching the moon landing in the hospital with his father who had his first heart attack two days before (SG1: "1969").

Hammond has been married and has two grandchildren, Kayla and Tessa, whose phone number is the "1" button of his office phone above the President of the United States. His wife died of a cancer before he was assigned to Stargate Command (SG1: "Tin Man"). He was living in Texas. Bra'tac refers to him as "Hammond of Texas" (SG1: "The Serpent's Lair").

Military career

Lt George Hammond in 1969 (SG1: "1969").

Hammond has been a US Air Force officer since the mid-1960s. He met Henry Hayes (who was Lieutenant at this time) in these years and the two of them became good friends since (SG1: "Lost City", Part 1). On August 4, 1969, he was a Lieutenant assigned to the Cheyenne Mountain complex. He met SG-1 who came 30 years from the future and read a note he wrote himself 30 years later. In order to avoid court-martial for helping them to escape, Colonel Jack O'Neill shot him with a Zat'nik'tel (SG1: "1969").

Hammond participated in Vietnam War. He saw in Vietnam his best friend shot down. He saw his parachute open, radioed his position but they never found him (SG1: "Revelations"). He served with General Jacob Carter during the Cold War (SG1: "Secrets").

His supposed last assignement was the Stargate Command in replacement of General West after 1995. He was a month away from retirement before the beginning of the Stargate program (SG1: "Children of the Gods", "Within the Serpent's Grasp").

Character's evolution

Stargate SG-1 Season 1 (1997)

For an episode-by-episode summary, see George Hammond: Stargate SG-1 Season 1 History.

Stargate SG-1 Season 2 (1998-1999)

For an episode-by-episode summary, see George Hammond: Stargate SG-1 Season 2 History.

Stargate SG-1 Season 3 (1999-2000)

For an episode-by-episode summary, see George Hammond: Stargate SG-1 Season 3 History.

Stargate SG-1 Season 4 (2000-2001)

For an episode-by-episode summary, see George Hammond: Stargate SG-1 Season 4 History.

Stargate SG-1 Season 5 (2001)

For an episode-by-episode summary, see George Hammond: Stargate SG-1 Season 5 History.

Stargate SG-1 Season 6 (2002)

For an episode-by-episode summary, see George Hammond: Stargate SG-1 Season 6 History.

Stargate SG-1 Season 7 (2003)

For an episode-by-episode summary, see George Hammond: Stargate SG-1 Season 7 History.

"Prometheus Unbound" (2004)

"The Fourth Horseman", Part 1 (2005)

"The Fourth Horseman", Part 2

"Enemy at the Gate" (2008)

Colonel Samantha Carter reveals to Lieutenant Colonel John Sheppard she's leaving Stargate Command to be commander of a new Daedalus-class ship, George Hammond which has been named in honor of General Hammond, who died of a heart attack during this year.

Notes

Behind the scenes

See also

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