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Stanley Dunbar Embick

InformationEdit

Basic Information
Born January 22, 1877
place/birth Greencastle, Franklin County,
Pennsylvania
Died October 23, 1957 (aged 80)
Place/death Walter Reed Army Medical Center,
Washington, D.C.
Cause/death
Buried at Arlington National Cemetery
Spouse (m. 1902 -
Alma mater United States Military Academy
Nickname
Nationality Caucasian-American
Military Info
Allegiance US Flag United States of America
Branch US Department of the Army Seal United States Army
Years/service 15 Jun, 1895 - 15 Feb, 1899
United States Military Academy
15 Feb, 1899 - 31 Jan, 1941
United States Army
1 Feb, 1941 - 27 Jun, 1946
United States Army (Active Duty)
Service # O-766

In-depth Career SummaryEdit

Insignia Name Lapel Rank Location Begin Date End Date
2nd Artillery Regiment Havana, Cuba
Fort McPherson, Georgia
Fort Monroe, Virginia
Fort Fremont, South Carolina
15 Feb, 1899 8 May, 1901
Field Artillery San Francisco, California Sept, 1901 Jul, 1902
Student Officer,
Artillery School
(Honor Graduate)
Fort Monroe, Oklahoma Aug, 1902 Aug, 1903
Assistant Instructor,
Artillery School
Fort Monroe, Oklahoma Sept, 1903 Jul, 1905
Assistant to the
Chief of Artillery
Fort Monroe, Virginia
Washington, D.C.
1 Aug, 1905 24 Mar, 1911
Member,
General Staff Corps
US Army General Staff Insignia Washington, D.C. 25 Mar, 1911 15 Mar, 1912
Member,
Board of Ordnance and Fortifications
Washington, D.C. 1911 1912
Assistant to the
Chief of Coast Artillery
Washington, D.C. 3 Dec, 1914 25 Jun, 1917
Recorder,
War Department Board of Review
Washington, D.C. 1915 1917
Member,
General Staff Corps
US Army General Staff Insignia Washington, D.C. 26 Jun, 1917 13 Sept, 1917
Member, American Section,
Supreme War Council
Versailles, France 12 Jan, 1918 0 Dec, 1919
Member,
American Commission to
Negotiate Peace
Versailles, France 10 Dec, 1918 9 Dec, 1919
Member (emergency),
Office, Army Chief of Staff
US Army General Staff Insignia Washington, D.C. 8 Jan, 1920 15 Aug, 1920
Student Officer,
Army War College
Washington Barracks 16 Aug, 1920 1 Jun, 1921
Instructor and Director,
Army War College
Washington Barracks 1 Jun, 1921 15 Aug, 1923
59th Coast Artillery Regiment CO Fort Mills, Philippines 17 Oct, 1923 26 Feb, 1926
Member and Executive,
War Plans Division
US Army General Staff Insignia Washington, D.C. 6 Apr, 1926 30 Jun, 1930
Commandant,
The Coast Artillery School
Fort Monroe, Virginia 1 Sept, 1930 25 Apr, 1932
3rd Coast Artillery District CO Fort Monroe, Virginia 1 Sept, 1930 25 Apr, 1932
Harbor Defenses of
Manila and Subic Bays
CO Manila, Philippines 17 Jun, 1932 31 Jan, 1935
Assistant Chief of Staff,
War Plans Division
US Army General Staff Insignia Washington, D.C. 12 Mar, 1935 28 May, 1936
Deputy Chief of Staff,
United States Army
US Army General Staff Insignia Washington, D.C. 29 May, 1936 30 Sept, 1938
Third Army (United States) Third United States Army CG Fort Sam Houston, Texas 7 Oct, 1938 28 Sept, 1940
Senior War Department Member,
Joint Defense Board, Canada - U.S.
Washington, D.C. 25 Aug, 1940 Nov, 1942
Senior War Department Member,
Joint Defense Board, Mexico - U.S.
Washington, D.C. Jan, 1942 Nov, 1942
Chairman,
Inter-American Defense Board
Washington, D.C. Mar, 1942 Mar, 1946
Senior War Department Member,
Joint Strategic Survey Committee,
Joint Chiefs of Staff
Washington, D.C. Nov, 1942 Nov, 1946
Member, U.S. Delegation,
International Conferences
Dumbarton Oaks, D.C.
Mexico City, Mexico
San Francisco, California
21 Aug, 1944 26 Jun, 1945

Dates of RankEdit

Regular Army

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Date of Rank Age Accepted
No Insignia Cadet Regular Army 15 Jun, 1895 18 15 Jun, 1895
O-1
2nd Lieutenant (US Artillery alternative)
2nd Lieutenant Regular Army
US Army Field Artillery Insignia
15 Feb, 1899 22 15 Feb, 1899
O-2
1st Lieutenant (US Artillery)
1st Lieutenant Regular Army
US Army Field Artillery Insignia
8 May, 1901 24 8 May, 1901
O-3
Captain (US Artillery)
Captain Regular Army
US Army Field Artillery Insignia
23 Jan, 1905 28 23 Jan, 1905
O-4
Major (US Artillery)
Major Regular Army
Coast Artillery Insignia
1 Jul, 1916 39 1 Jul, 1916
O-5
Lieutenant Colonel (US Artillery)
Lieutenant Colonel National Army
Coast Artillery Insignia
5 Aug, 1917 40 5 Aug, 1917
O-6
Colonel (Signal Corps)
Colonel National Army
US Army Signal Corps Insignia
5 Aug, 1917 40 13 Sept, 1917
Honorable Discharge 30 Jun, 1920 43 30 Jun, 1920
O-5
Lieutenant Colonel (US Artillery)
Lieutenant Colonel Regular Army
Coast Artillery Insignia
1 Jul, 1920 43 1 Jul, 1920
O-6
Colonel (US Artillery)
Colonel Regular Army
Coast Artillery Insignia
24 Sept, 1921 44 24 Sept, 1921
O-7
Brigadier General (USA)
Brigadier General Regular Army 1 Sept, 1930 53 1 Sept, 1930
O-8
Major General (USA)
Major General Regular Army 1 May, 1936 59 1 May, 1936
O-9
Lieutenant General (USA)
Lieutenant General Temporary 5 Aug, 1939 62 5 Aug, 1939
Relieved of Rank 30 Sept, 1940 63 30 Sept, 1940
Retired (Operation of Law) 31 Jan, 1941 64 31 Jan, 1941
Active Duty 1 Feb, 1941 64 1 Feb, 1941
O-9
Lieutenant General (USA)
Lieutenant General Retired List 29 Jun, 1943 66 29 Jun, 1943
Relieved of A.D. (Disability in Line of Duty) 27 Jun, 1946 69 27 Jun, 1946

Awards and DecorationsEdit

Personal Decorations
Army Distinguished Service Medal (1 Oakleaf) Army Distinguished Service Medal (1OLC)
Service/Campaign Medals
Spanish War Service Medal Spanish War Service Medal
Army of Cuban Occupation Medal Army of Cuban Occupation Medal
World War I Victory Medal World War I Victory Medal
American Defense Service Medal American Defense Service Medal
American Campaign Medal American Campaign Medal
World War II Victory Medal World War II Victory Medal
U.S. Badges, Patches and Tabs
Army General Staff Identification Badge Army General Staff Identification Badge

Battles/WarsEdit

World War I World War II

QuotesEdit

NotesEdit

FamilyEdit

GalleryEdit

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ReferencesEdit

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