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Basic Information
Born 22 March 1915
Place of birth Pendleton, Umatilla County,
Died 05 January 1990
Place of death [[|]], [[|]], [[]]
Cause of death
Buried at
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Personal Information
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Military Info
Allegiance 40px United States of America
Branch 40px United States Army

Service # Officer -

Career SummaryEdit

Insignia Organization or Command Title / Position Branch Rank Location Begin Date End Date
Military Career
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101st Airborne Division 1st Battalion :
502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment :
101st Airborne Division
Battalion Commander Lieutenant Colonel
101st Airborne Division 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment :
101st Airborne Division
Executive Officer Lieutenant Colonel
25th General Staff Class,
United States Army Command and General Staff College
Student Lieutenant Colonel Fort Leavenworth, Kansas 1945
Airborne Department :
Infantry School
Instructor Fort Benning, Georgia
Airborne School Commandant Fort Benning, Georgia
Department of National Defence, CFB Rivers, Manitoba Airborne Advisor Canada
Seventh Army (United States) Headquarters :
Seventh Army
G-3 Officer 35px Stuttgart, Germany
Army Ground Forces Headquarters :
United States Continental Army Command
G-3 Executive Officer 35px Fort Monroe, Virginia
Army War College Student Colonel Carlisle, Pennsylvania 1953 1954
11th Airborne Division 511th Parachute Infantry Regiment :
11th Infantry Division
8th Regiment Commander Colonel Fort Campbell, Kentucky 00 Jul 1954 00 Jun 1955
11th Airborne Division Headquarters :
11th Infantry Division
Chief of Staff 35px Colonel Fort Campbell, Kentucky 00 Jun 1955 1956
101st Airborne Division 101st Airborne Division Assistant Division Commander - Colonel
Brigadier General
Fort Campbell, Kentucky 00 Jul 1962 15 Jan 1964
VII US Corps (Alternative) Headquarters :
VII United States Army Corps
Chief of Staff 35px Brigadier General Kelly Barracks, Stuttgart, Germany 31 Jan 1964
8th Infantry Division 8th Infantry Division Commanding General - Major General Bad Kreuznach, Germany 00 Apr 1966 00 Jun 1968
Office of the Chief of Personnel Operations :
Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel
Chief of Personnel Operations 35px Major General Washington, D.C. 1968 1969
I US Corps I United States Army Corps Commanding General - Lieutenant General Korea 08 Aug 1969 27 Jul 1970
Eighth Army (United States) Eighth United States Army Deputy Commanding General - Lieutenant General Korea 00 Jun 1970 14 Sep 1971
Fifth Army (United States) Fifth United States Army Commanding General - Lieutenant General Pershing House, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 20 Sep 1971 30 Sep 1973
Civilian Career

Dates of RankEdit

Awards and DecorationsEdit

Personal Decorations
Distinguished Service Cross Distinguished Service Cross
Army Distinguished Service Medal Distinguished Service Medal
Silver Star Silver Star Medal
Legion of Merit Legion of Merit
Bronze Star (1 Oakleaf) Bronze Star Medal (one oak leaf cluster)
Purple Heart (1 Oakleaf) Purple Heart (one oak leaf cluster)
Army Commendation Medal Commendation Medal
Foreign Unit Awards
Presidential Unit Citation (1 OLC) Presidential Unit Citation (one oak leaf cluster)
Service/Campaign Medals
American Defense Service Medal American Defense Service Medal
American Campaign Medal American Campaign Medal
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (4SS & AH) European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (arrowhead; four service stars)
World War II Victory Medal World War II Victory Medal
Army of Occupation Medal Army of Occupation Medal ("Germany" clasp)
National Defense Service Medal (1 Service Star) National Defense Service Medal (one service star)
Foreign Personal Decorations
Cross of War 1940-1945 (palm) Cross of War with Palm (Kingdom of Belgium)
Croix de Guerre 1939-1945, palm Cross of War with Palm (French Republic)
Foreign Unit Awards
Cross of War 1940-1945 Belgian Fourragère (2 citations) Cross of War Fourragère (Kingdom of Belgium)
Military William Order Orange Lanyard Military William Order's Orange Lanyard (Kingdom of the Netherlands)
Combat/Special Skill Badges
Combat Infantry Badge
Combat Infantryman Badge
Master Parachutist Badge
Master Parachutist Badge
Identification Badges
Army Staff Identification Badge
101st Airborne Division 101st Airborne Division
Shoulder Sleeve Insignia -
Former Wartime Service patch
(worn from - )
Other Accoutrements
Overseas Service Bar (WWII) Overseas Service Bar


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)




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