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John Reed Hodge
Gen Hodge, ca. 1952

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
Years/service

Service #

In-depth Career SummaryEdit

Insignia Name Position Lapel Rank Location Begin Date End Date
Military Career
Advanced Officers Training School Student - - Fort Sheridan, Illinois 04.00.1917 08.00.1917
[[File: Advanced Detachment,
6th Division
European Theater 00.00.1917 00.00.191?
[[File: 61st Regiment,
5th Division
Signal Officer European Theater 00.00.191? 00.00.191?
5th Infantry Division 61st Regiment,
5th Division
Company Commander European Theater 00.00.191? 00.00.191?
Mississippi State University Professor,
Military Science
US Army Infantry Insignia Captain Starkville, Mississippi 00.00.1921 00.00.1925
Infantry School,
Company Officers' Course
Student US Army Infantry Insignia Captain Fort Benning, Georgia 00.00.1925 00.00.1926
27th Infantry US Army Infantry Insignia Captain Schofield Barracks, Hawaii 00.00.1926 00.00.1929
18th Infantry US Army Infantry Insignia Captain Fort Hamilton, New York 00.00.1929 00.00.1931
Chemical Warfare School,
Line & Staff Officers' Course
Student US Army Infantry Insignia Captain Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland 00.00.1931 00.00.1932
Command and General Staff College Student US Army Infantry Insignia Captain Fort Leavenworth, Kansas 00.00.1933 00.00.1934
Army War College Student US Army Infantry Insignia Captain Washington Barracks 00.00.1934 00.00.1935
Air Corps Tactical School Student US Army Infantry Insignia Major Langley Field, Virginia 00.00.1935 00.00.1936
 ? Division Battalion Commander 00.00.1936 00.00.1936
War Department General Staff US Army General Staff Insignia Major,
Lieutenant Colonel
Unknown 12.28.1936 00.00.1941
VII US Corps (Alt) VII Corps Plans & Training
Officer
US Army General Staff Insignia Lieutenant Colonel Birmingham, Alabama 00.00.1941 00.00.1941
VII US Corps (Alt) VII Corps Chief of Staff US Army General Staff Insignia Colonel Birmingham, Alabama 00.00.1941 06.00.1942
25th Infantry Division 25th Division Assistant
Commanding General
Brigadier General Pacific Theater 00.00.1942 00.00.1943
23rd Infantry Division Americal Division Commanding General Major General Pacific Theater 05.29.1943 04.01.1944
XXIV US Corps XXIV Corps Commanding General Lieutenant General Korea 04.09.1944 08.24.1948
United States Army Forces in Korea Commanding General Lieutenant General Korea 09.00.1945 08.00.1948
US V Corps V Corps Commanding General Lieutenant General Fort Bragg, North Carolina 11.01.1948 08.31.1950
Third Army (United States) Third Army Commanding General Lieutenant General Fort McPherson, Georgia 09.01.1950 05.07.1952
Army Ground Forces Army Field Forces Commanding General General Fort Monroe, Virginia 05.08.1952 06.30.1953
Civilian Career
Southern Illinois Teachers College Student Illinois 1912 1913
University of Illinois Student Illinois 1913 1916

Dates of RankEdit

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Appointment Age Date of Rank Accepted
Regular Army
O-1
2nd Lieutenant (US Infantry alternative)
2nd Lieutenant
US Army Infantry Insignia
26 Oct, 1917 12 Nov, 1917
O-2
1st Lieutenant (US Infantry)
1st Lieutenant
(Temporary)
US Army Infantry Insignia
26 Oct, 1917
O-2
1st Lieutenant (US Infantry)
1st Lieutenant
US Army Infantry Insignia
4 Apr, 1919
O-3
Captain (US Infantry)
Captain
US Army Infantry Insignia
1 Jul, 1920
O-4
Major (US Infantry)
Major
US Army Infantry Insignia
1 Aug, 1935
O-5
Lieutenant Colonel (US Infantry)
Lieutenant Colonel
US Army Infantry Insignia
18 Aug, 1940
O-7
Brigadier General (USA)
Brigadier General 1 Mar, 1946
O-8
Major General (USA)
Major General 24 Jul, 1948 24 Jan, 1948
O-9
Lieutenant General (USA)
Lieutenant General
O-10
General (USA)
General
Retired

Awards and DecorationsEdit

Personal Decorations
Army Distinguished Service Medal (2 Oakleaf) Army Distinguished Service Medal
Navy Distinguished Service Medal Navy Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit Legion of Merit
Purple Heart Purple Heart
Air Medal Air Medal
Service/Campaign Medals
World War I Victory Medal (3 Stars) World War I Victory Medal (3SS)
Army of Occupation of Germany Army of Occupation of Germany Medal
American Defense Service Medal American Defense Service Medal
American Campaign Medal American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (4SS & AH) Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (4SS & AH)
World War II Victory Medal World War II Victory Medal
Army of Occupation Medal Army of Occupation Medal
National Defense Service Medal National Defense Service Medal
Korean Service Medal Korean Service Medal
Combat/Special Skill Badges
Aircraft Observer Badge
Aircraft Observer Badge
Identification Badges
Army General Staff Identification Badge
Army General Staff Identification Badge
Other Accoutrements
Overseas Service Bar (WWII) Overseas Service Bar (8)
Overseas Service Bar (WWI) Overseas Service Chevron (3)

Battles/WarsEdit

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FamilyEdit

GalleryEdit

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ReferencesEdit

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