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InformationEdit

Basic Information
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Military Info
Allegiance US Flag United States of America
Branch US Department of the Army Seal United States Army
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Career SummaryEdit

Command or Organization Unit
Insignia
Begin Date End Date Location
Civilian
Cadet
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2nd Lieutenant Insignia Second Lieutenant [[File:|20px]]
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1st Lieutenant Insignia First Lieutenant [[File:|20px]]
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Captain insignia Captain [[File:|20px]]
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Major insignia Major [[File:|20px]]
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U.S. Army General Flag (Brigadier General, plain) Brigadier General
Chief of Staff — I Corps I US Corps 25 July 1952 10 July 1953 South Korea
Deputy Commander — Fort Knox; Headquarters, Second Army Second Army alternative (United States) 1953 1955 Fort Knox, Kentucky
U.S. Army General Flag (Major General, plain) Major General
Chief — American Military Assistance Staff Yugoslavia 1955 1957 Yugoslavia
Assistant Chief of Staff, Material Developments — United States Continental Army Command Army Ground Forces 1957 195? Fort Monroe, Virginia
Deputy Chief of Staff, Material Developments — United States Continental Army Command Army Ground Forces 195? 1960 Fort Monroe, Virginia
Commanding General4th Armored Division 1960 1962 Frankfurt, Germany
U.S. Army General Flag (Lieutenant General, plain) Lieutenant General
Commanding GeneralV Corps V Corps 29 August 1961 14 May 1962 Germany
Commanding GeneralFifth United States Army Fifth Army (United States) 25 May 1962 31 January 1963 Chicago, Illinois
U.S. Army General Flag (General, plain) General
Commanding GeneralUnited States Continental Army Command Army Ground Forces 01 February 1963 28 February 1964 Fort Monroe, Virginia
Commander-in-ChiefUnited States Army Pacific USArmy Pacific 01 March 1964 01 August 1966 Fort Shafter, Hawaii
U.S. Army General Flag (General, plain) General, retired

Dates of RankEdit

Awards and DecorationsEdit

United States Decorations
Distinguished Service Cross Distinguished Service Cross
Army Distinguished Service Medal (1 Oakleaf) Army Distinguished Service Medal one oak leaf cluster
Silver Star (2OLC) Silver Star Medal two oak leaf clusters
Bronze Star Medal (Valor device) Bronze Star Medal 'Valor' device
Purple Heart (1 Oakleaf) Purple Heart one oak leaf cluster
Prisoner of War Medal Prisoner of War Medal
American Defense Service Medal American Defense Service Medal
American Campaign Medal American Campaign Medal
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (3 Stars) European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal three service stars
World War II Victory Medal World War II Victory Medal
National Defense Service Medal (1 Service Star) National Defense Service Medal one service star
Korean Service Medal (3 SS) Korean Service Medal three service stars
Foreign Decorations
Croix de Guerre 1939-1945, palm Cross of War 1939-1945 with palm Flag of the French Republic French Republic
Order of the British Empire Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Knight Commander) Flag of the United Kingdom United Kingdom
Order of Military Merit Teaguk Korean Order of Military Merit (First Class) Flag of South Korea Republic of Korea
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation Flag of South Korea Republic of Korea
United Nations Korea Medal United Nations Korea Medal Flag of the United Nations2 United Nations
Korean War Service Medal Korean War Service Medal Flag of South Korea Republic of Korea
Identification Badges
I US Corps I Corps Shoulder Sleeve Insignia -
Former Wartime Service patch
Other Accoutrements
Overseas Service Bar (WWII) Overseas Service Bar

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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Extended Family

GalleryEdit

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Cadet - USMA (1931)

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1LT - USMA (1940)

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LTC - 1st AD

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COL - USMA

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COL - I Corps

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BG -

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LTG - 5th Army (1962)

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GEN - CONARC

ReferencesEdit

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