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The Office of Chief of Infantry was established on July 1, 1920. The Office was abolished upon the reorganization of the Army on February 28, 1942 (effective March 9, 1942), with all powers going to the Commander, Army Ground Forces.

Chiefs of InfantryEdit

Name Photo Term Began Term Ended Time Served Reason
1. MG Charles S. Farnsworth Charles S. Farnsworth 1 Jul, 1920 27 Mar, 1925 4Y 8M 27D Retired USMA ('87)
2. MG Robert H. Allen Robert H. Allen 28 Mar, 1925 27 Mar, 1929 4Y Relieved
3. MG Stephen O. Fuqua Stephen O. Fuqua 28 Mar, 1929 5 May, 1933 Relieved
4. MG Edward Croft Edward A. Croft 6 May, 1933 30 Apr, 1937 Relieved The Citadel ('98)
5. MG George A. Lynch George A. Lynch2 24 May, 1937 30 Apr, 1941 3Y 11M 7D Retired USMA ('03)
6. MG Courtney H. Hodges Courtney H. Hodges2 31 May, 1941 9 Mar, 1942 10M 9D Office
Abolished
# Photo Rank Name Garrison/HQ Begin Date End Date
7. Robert L. Wetzel Robert L. Wetzel Fort Benning, Georgia August 3, 1981 July 13, 1983
8. James J. Lindsay James J. Lindsay Fort Benning, Georgia July 13, 1883 March 29, 1884
9. 70px MG John W. Foss Fort Benning, Georgia March 29, 1984 January 10, 1986
10. 70px MG Edwin H. Burba, Jr. Fort Benning, Georgia January 10, 1986 June 18, 1987
11. [[File:|70px]] MG Kenneth C. Leuer Fort Benning, Georgia June 19, 1987 September 20, 1988
12. [[File:|70px]] MG Michael Spiglemire Fort Benning, Georgia September 21, 1988 June 18, 1990
13. [[File:|70px]] MG Carmen J. Cavezza Fort Benning, Georgia June 19, 1990 October 3, 1991
14. [[File:|70px]] John A. White Fort Benning, Georgia October 4, 1990 September 14, 1994
15. [[File:|70px]] John M. Hendrix Fort Benning, Georgia September 15, 1994 July 9, 1996
16. [[File:|70px]] MG Carl F. Ernst Fort Benning, Georgia July 10, 1996 September 13, 1999
17. [[File:|70px]] LG John M. Le Moyne Fort Benning, Georgia October 28, 2001
18. [[File:|70px]] MG Paul D. Eaton Fort Benning, Georgia October 29, 2001 June 9, 2003
19. Benjamin C. Freakley MG Benjamin C. Freakley Fort Benning, Georgia July 14, 2003 August 11, 2005
20. Walter Wojdakowski MG Walter Wojdakowsk Fort Benning, Georgia August 12, 2005 November 18, 2008
21. Michael D. Barbero MG Michael D. Barbero Fort Benning, Georgia November 18, 2008 June 23, 2009
22. Michael Ferriter MG Michael Ferriter Fort Benning, Georgia June 24, 2009 November 3, 2009
23. Bryan R. Owens BG Bryan R. Owens Fort Benning, Georgia November 4, 2009 June 2, 2011
24. Walter E. Piatt COL Walter E. Piatt Fort Benning, Georgia July 28, 2011 July 30, 2012
25. David B. Haight COL David B. Haight Fort Benning, Georgia August 3, 2012 present

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