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InformationEdit

Basic Information
Born
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Died
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Cause of death
Buried at
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Nickname
Military Info
Allegiance 40px United States of America
Branch 40px United States Army
Years/service

Service # Officer -

Career SummaryEdit

Command or Organization Insignia Branch Location Begin Date End Date
Civilian
2nd Lieutenant Insignia Second Lieutenant (15 June 1924)
8px First Lieutenant (06 May 1930)
21px Captain (01 August 1935)
22px Major (31 January 1941)
22px Lieutenant Colonel (24 December 1941)
27px Colonel (02 July 1942)
U.S. Army General Flag (Brigadier General, plain) Brigadier General (27 May 1944)
U.S. Army General Flag (Major General, plain) Major General (22 March 1945)
VII Corps VII US Corps San Jose, California 1942 1943
Deputy Chief of Staff — United States Army Forces, Central Pacific Area USArmy Pacific Pacific Area 1944 1944
Chief of Staff — United States Army Forces, Pacific Ocean Area USArmy Pacific Pacific Area 1944 1945
Chief of Staff — United States Army Forces, Middle Pacific USArmy Pacific Pacific Area 1945 1946
Personnel and Administration Division
(War Department General Staff)
Washington, D.C. 1946 00 July 1948
Chief of Legislative Liaison (OCLL)
(Office of the Secretary of the Army)
Washington, D.C. 00 Jul 1948 06 August 1950
Deputy Commanding General — X Corps US X Corps Korea 06 August 1950 14 January 1951
Commanding General2nd Infantry Division 2nd Infantry Division (US) Korea 14 January 1951 31 August 1951
Deputy Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
(Office of Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense)
The Pentagon 1952 1953
Military Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
(Office of Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense)
The Pentagon 1953 1954
Interim Commanding GeneralUnited States Army Pacific USArmy Pacific Fort Shafter, Hawaii 00 April 1954 00 December 1954
Commanding General2nd Armored Division 2nd Armored Division (detached tab, olive drab border) Germany 20 January 1955 05 April 1956
U.S. Army General Flag (Lieutenant General, plain) Lieutenant General (01 May 1958)
Commanding GeneralThird United States Army Third Army (United States) Fort McPherson, Georgia 01 May 1958 17 February 1960
U.S. Army General Flag (General, plain) General (01 Mar 1960)
United States Military Representative to the NATO Military Committee Washington, D.C. 01 March 1960 31 October 1962

Dates of RankEdit

Awards and DecorationsEdit

United States Decorations
Distinguished Service Cross Distinguished Service Cross
Army Distinguished Service Medal (2 Oakleaf) Army Distinguished Service Medal two oak leaf clusters
Silver Star (1 Oakleaf) Silver Star Medal one oak leaf cluster
Legion of Merit (1 Oakleaf) Legion of Merit one oak leaf cluster
Bronze Star Bronze Star Medal
Air Medal (numeral 2) Air Medal "2" numeral device
Army Commendation Medal Army Commendation Medal
Presidential Unit Citation Presidential Unit Citation
American Defense Service Medal American Defense Service Medal
American Campaign Medal American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (4SS & AH) Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal arrowhead; four service stars
World War II Victory Medal World War II Victory Medal
Army of Occupation Medal Army of Occupation Medal "Japan" clasp
National Defense Service Medal (1 Service Star) National Defense Service Medal one service star
Korean Service Medal (4SS) Korean Service Medal four service stars
Foreign Personal Decorations
Legion of Honour National Order of the Legion of Honour Flag of the French Republic French Republic
Croix de Guerre 1939-1945, palm War Cross 1939-1945 with Palm Flag of the French Republic French Republic
KOREAN Order of Military Merit (current) Teaguk Order of Military Merit - First Class Flag of South Korea Republic of Korea
Foreign Unit Awards
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation Flag of South Korea Republic of Korea
Non-United States Service Awards
United Nations Korea Medal United Nations Korea Medal Flag of the United Nations2 United Nations
Identification Badges
Office of the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge
Office of the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge
2nd Infantry Division (US) 2nd Infantry Division Shoulder Sleeve Insignia -
Former Wartime Service patch
Other Accoutrements
Overseas Service Bar (WWII) Nine Overseas Service Bar
Miscellaneous Awards & Honors
  • Bachelor of Science, Virginia Military Institute (1924)

Battles/Wars ParticipationEdit

World War II (08 Dec 1941 - 02 Sept 1945)

Korean War (07 Jul 1950 - 27 Jul 1953)

Vietnam War (01 Jan 1961; 07 Aug 1964 - 30 Apr 1975)

Foreign and Overseas ServiceEdit

Quotes / ReflectionsEdit

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FamilyEdit

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Immediate Family
Extended Family

GalleryEdit

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ReferencesEdit

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