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InformationEdit

Basic Information
Born
Place of birth San Antonio Military Medical Center,
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
Died
Place of death [[|]], [[|]], [[]]
Cause of death
Buried at
Spouse
Alma mater
Nickname
Military Info
Allegiance US Flag United States of America
Branch US Department of the Army Seal United States Army
Years/service

Service # Officer -

Career SummaryEdit

Command or Organization Unit
Insignia
Begin Date End Date Location
Civilian
Cadet
— [[]]
2nd Lieutenant Insignia Second Lieutenant [[File:|20px]]
— [[]]
1st Lieutenant Insignia First Lieutenant [[File:|20px]]
— [[]]
Captain insignia Captain [[File:|20px]]
— [[]]
Major insignia Major [[File:|20px]]
— [[]] Bn CO I Armd Regt 1 Armd Div 17 May 1941 02 April 1942
— [[]] Bn CO 88 Rcn Bn 8 Armd Div 04 April 1942 01 November 1942
Lieutenant Colonel insignia Lieutenant Colonel [[File:|20px]]
Assistant Chief of Staff, G-3 — 8th Armored Division 12 November 1942 28 February 1944 Campp Campbell, Kentucky
Camp Polk, Louisiana
Executive Officer — CCB; 8th Armored Division 03 March 1944 18 May 1944
Assistant Chief of Staff, G-3 — II Corps 30 May 1944 11 May 1945
Chief of Staff, G-3 — II Corps 30 May 1944 11 May 1945
Executive Officer — 349th Infantry; 88th Infantry Division 12 May 1945 04 June 1945
Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3 — 88th Infantry Division 05 June 1945 unknown
Chief of Staff, G-3 — 88th Infantry Division unknown 20 March 1946
Commanding Officer — 350th Infantry; 88th Infantry Division 21 March 1946 18 October 1947
Student, then Graduate — Armed Forces Staff College 16 January 1946 30 June 1948 Norfolk, Virginia
Action Officer — Plans and Operations Division (Army Staff; Headquarters, Department of the Army)
Executive Officer — " "
15 July 1948 The Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia
Colonel insignia Colonel [[File:|20px]] (29 June 1951)
Military Assistant to the Under Secretary of the Army 00 June 1951 1954 The Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia
commander — Division Trains, then Combat Command “C”; 2nd Armored Division 2nd Armored Division (detached tab, olive drab border) 00 September 1954 00 September 1955 Germany
Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations — United States Army Europe
Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations — Central Army Group
US Army Europe 00 September 1955 00 July 1957 Germany
Student, then Graduate — National War College 1957 00 June 1958 Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
Director for Plans and Policy, J-5 (Office, Joint Chief of Staff) 00 June 1958 30 September 1960 The Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia
U.S. Army General Flag (Brigadier General, plain) Brigadier General (25 July 1960)
Assistant Division Commander — 2nd Armored Division 2nd Armored Division (detached tab) 01 August 1960 31 January 1962 Fort Hood, Texas
U.S. Army General Flag (Major General, plain) Major General
Commanding General1st Armored Division 1st Armored Division (detached tab) 03 February 1962 23 May 1963 Fort Hood, Texas
Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff for Force Development (Army Staff; Headquarters, Department of the Army) 01 June 1963 24 February 1965
U.S. Army General Flag (Lieutenant General, plain) Lieutenant General (20 March 1965)
Commanding GeneralIII Corps III US Corps 24 February 1965 29 April 1967 Fort Hood, Texas
U.S. Army General Flag (General, plain) General (01 June 1967)
Vice Chief of Staff, United States Army (Army Staff; Headquarters, Department of the Army) 01 June 1967 01 August 1968 The Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia
Commander-in-ChiefUnited States Army Pacific Army Ground Forces 01 August 1968 31 October 1970 Fort Shafter, Hawaii
Commanding GeneralUnited States Continental Army Command USArmy Pacific 01 November 1970 31 January 1973 Fort Monroe, Virginia
U.S. Army General Flag (General, plain) General, retired

Dates of RankEdit

Awards and DecorationsEdit

United States Decorations
Army Distinguished Service Medal Army Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit (2 Oakleaf) Legion of Merit
Bronze Star Bronze Star Medal
Army Commendation Medal Army Commendation Medal
American Defense Service Medal (Foreign Service Star) American Defense Service Medal
American Campaign Medal American Campaign Medal
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
World War II Victory Medal World War II Victory Medal
Army of Occupation Medal Army of Occupation Medal
National Defense Service Medal (1 Service Star) National Defense Service Medal
Foreign Military and Civil Decorations
[[File: [[File:
Foreign Unit Awards
Non-United States Service Awards
Foreign Service Awards
Combat/Special Skill Badges
Combat Infantry Badge
Combat Infantryman Badge
Identification Badges
Office of the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge
Office of the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge
Army General Staff Identification Badge
Army Staff Identification Badge
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

NotesEdit

FamilyEdit

Name Relation Lifespan Notes
Immediate Family
Extended Family

GalleryEdit

Ralph Haines, Jr. (BG) (promotion ceremony, 26 Jul 1960)

BG - 2nd AD

Ralph E. Haines, Jr. (MG)

MG - 1st AD

Ralph E. Haines, Jr. (MG) (3)

MG - 1st AD

Ralph E. Haines, Jr. (LTG - III Corps) (2)

LTG - III Corps

Ralph E. Haines, Jr. (LTG - II Corps)

LTG - III Corps

Ralph E. Haines, Jr. (GEN - CONARC)

GEN - CONARC

Ralph E. Haines, Jr. (GEN - USARPAC)

GEN - USARPAC

Ralph E. Haines, Jr. (GEN - USARPAC) (2)

GEN - USARPAC

ReferencesEdit

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