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1970Edit

Name Date Position Headquarters / Garrison
General of the Army
Omar N. Bradley 22 Sep 1950 Space4 1953-: assigned to the Office of the Army Chief of Staff Pentagon, Arlington County, Virginia
General
Earle G. Wheeler 01 Mar 1962 - 02 Jul 1970 (retired) Space4 1964-70: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) Pentagon, Arlington County, Virginia
Frank S. Besson, Jr. 07 May 1964 - 1970 (retired) Space4 1969-70: Chairman of the Joint Logistics Review Board Pentagon, Arlington County, Virginia
William C. Westmoreland 01 Aug 1964 Space4 1968-: Chief of Staff of the United States Army (CSA) Pentagon, Arlington County, Virginia
Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. 04 Sep 1964 Military Assistance Command, Vietnam 1968-: Commander — United States Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV) Tan Son Nhut Air Base, South Vietnam
James H. Polk 31 May 1967 US Army Europe 1967-: Commander in Chief — United States Army Europe and Seventh Army (USAREUR) /
Space5 Commander — Central Army Group
Campbell Barracks, Heidelberg, Germany
Ralph E. Haines, Jr. 01 Jun 1967 USArmy Pacific 1968-70: Commander in Chief — United States Army Pacific (USARPAC)
Army Ground Forces 1970-: Commanding General — United States Continental Army Command (USCONARC)
Fort Shafter, Hawaii
Fort Monroe, Virginia
James K. Woolnough 01 Jul 1967 - 31 Oct 1970 (retired) Army Ground Forces 1967-70: Commanding General — United States Continental Army Command (USCONARC) Fort Monroe, Virginia
Andrew J. Goodpaster 03 Jul 1968 Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe 1968-: Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) /
Space5 Commander in Chief — United States European Command (EUCOM)
Mons, Belgium
Ben Harrell 04 Jul 1968 Allied Land Forces South-Eastern Europe (badge) 1968-: Commander — Allied Land Forces South East Europe (LANDSOUTHEAST) Izmir, Turkey
Berton E. Spivy, Jr. 31 Jul 1968 Space4 1968-: United States Military Representative, NATO Military Committee Brussels, Belgium
Bruce Palmer, Jr. 01 Aug 1968 Space4 1968-: Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army (VCSA) Pentagon, Arlington County, Virginia
George R. Mather 01 Mar 1969 Space4 1969-: Commander in Chief — United States Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) Quarry Heights, Panama
Ferdinand J. Chesarek 10 Mar 1969 - 01 Nov 1970 (retired) United States Army Materiel Command 1969-70: Commanding General — United States Army Materiel Command (AMC) Alexandria, Virginia
William B. Rosson 15 May 1969 Military Assistance Command, Vietnam 1969-70: Deputy Commander — U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV)
USArmy Pacific 1970-: Commander in Chief — United States Army Pacific (USARPAC)
Tan Son Nhut Air Base, South Vietnam
Fort Shafter, Hawaii
John L. Throckmorton 01 Aug 1969 Space4 1969-: Commander in Chief — United States Strike Command (STRICOM) MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida
John H. Michaelis 01 Oct 1969 Eighth Army (United States) 1969-: Commander in Chief — United Nations Command (UNC) /
Space5 Commander — United States Forces Korea (USFK) /
Space5 Commanding General — Eighth United States Army (EUSA)
Yongsan Garrison, Seoul, South Korea
Lewis B. Hershey 23 Dec 1969 Space4 1969-70: Director of the Selective Service System
Space4 1970-: Presidential Advisor on Manpower Mobilization
Washington, D.C.
General (newly appointed)
Frederick C. Weyand 31 Oct 1970 Military Assistance Command, Vietnam 1970-: Deputy Commander — U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV) Tan Son Nhut Air Base, South Vietnam
Henry A. Miley, Jr. 01 Nov 1970 United States Army Materiel Command 1970-: Commanding General — United States Army Materiel Command (AMC) Alexandria, Virginia

1971Edit

Name Date Position Headquarters / Garrison
General of the Army
Omar N. Bradley 22 Sep 1950 Space4 1953-: assigned to the Office of the Army Chief of Staff Pentagon, Arlington County, Virginia
General
William C. Westmoreland 01 Aug 1964 Space4 1968-: Chief of Staff of the United States Army (CSA) Pentagon, Arlington County, Virginia
Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. 04 Sep 1964 Military Assistance Command, Vietnam 1968-: Commander — United States Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV) Tan Son Nhut Air Base, South Vietnam
James H. Polk 31 May 1967 - 01 Apr 1971 (retired) US Army Europe 1967-71: Commander in Chief — United States Army Europe and Seventh Army (USAREUR) /
Space5 Commander — Central Army Group
Campbell Barracks, Heidelberg, Germany
Ralph E. Haines, Jr. 01 Jun 1967 Army Ground Forces 1970-: Commanding General — United States Continental Army Command (USCONARC) Fort Shafter, Hawaii
Fort Monroe, Virginia
Andrew J. Goodpaster 03 Jul 1968 Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe 1968-: Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) /
Space5 Commander in Chief — United States European Command (EUCOM)
Mons, Belgium
Ben Harrell 04 Jul 1968 - 1971 (retired) Allied Land Forces South-Eastern Europe (badge) 1968-71: Commander — Allied Land Forces South East Europe (LANDSOUTHEAST) Izmir, Turkey
Berton E. Spivy, Jr. 31 Jul 1968 - 1971 (retired) Space4 1968-71: United States Military Representative, NATO Military Committee Brussels, Belgium
Bruce Palmer, Jr. 01 Aug 1968 Space4 1968-: Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army (VCSA) Pentagon, Arlington County, Virginia
George R. Mather 01 Mar 1969 - 1971 (retired) Space4 1969-71: Commander in Chief — United States Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) Quarry Heights, Panama
William B. Rosson 15 May 1969 USArmy Pacific 1970-: Commander in Chief — United States Army Pacific (USARPAC) Tan Son Nhut Air Base, South Vietnam
Fort Shafter, Hawaii
John L. Throckmorton 01 Aug 1969 Space4 1969-: Commander in Chief — United States Strike Command (STRICOM) MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida
John H. Michaelis 01 Oct 1969 Eighth Army (United States) 1969-: Commander in Chief — United Nations Command (UNC) /
Space5 Commander — United States Forces Korea (USFK) /
Space5 Commanding General — Eighth United States Army (EUSA)
Yongsan Garrison, Seoul, South Korea
Lewis B. Hershey 23 Dec 1969 Space4 1969-70: Director of the Selective Service System
Space4 1970-: Presidential Advisor on Manpower Mobilization
Washington, D.C.
Frederick C. Weyand 31 Oct 1970 Military Assistance Command, Vietnam 1970-: Deputy Commander — U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV) Tan Son Nhut Air Base, South Vietnam
Henry A. Miley, Jr. 01 Nov 1970 United States Army Materiel Command 1970-: Commanding General — United States Army Materiel Command (AMC) Alexandria, Virginia
Frank T. Mildren 01 Apr 1971 Allied Land Forces South-Eastern Europe (badge) 1971-: Commander — Allied Land Forces South East Europe (LANDSOUTHEAST)
Michael S. Davison 26 May 1971 US Army Europe 1971-: Commander in Chief — United States Army Europe and Seventh Army (USAREUR) /
Space5 Commander — Central Army Group
George V. Underwood, Jr. 01 Oct 1971 Space4 1971-: Commander in Chief — United States Southern Command (SOUTHCOM)

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