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Lieutenant General
Thomas Weldon Dunn
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InformationEdit

Basic Information
Born September 12, 1908
place of birth Fort Worth, Tarrant County,
Texas
Died January 19, 1983 (aged 74)
Cause of death San Antonio, Bexar County,
Texas
Cause of death Unknown
Buried at West Point Cemetery
Spouse Caroline (née Kennington)
(m. 19?? - 1983; his death)
Alma mater United States Military Academy
Nickname None known
Personal Information
Nationality European American
Gender Male
Hair Color Unknown
Eye Color Unknown
Height Unknown
Religion Unknown
Military Info
Allegiance 40px United States of America
Branch 40px United States Army
Years/service 21 Jul, 1926 - 11 Jun, 1930
(United States Military Academy)
11 Jun, 1930 -
(United States Army)
Service # Officer - 18157

Career SummaryEdit

Insignia Name Position Branch Rank Location Begin Date End Date
Military Career
United States Military Academy - - Cadet West Point, New York 07.01.1926 06.11.1930
[[File: 12th Field Artillery
(assigned to 2nd Division)
Unknown 2nd Lieutenant Fort Sam Houston, Texas 09.12.1930 08.01.1933
Field Artillery School Student Officer
(Battery Officers' Course)
2nd Lieutenant Fort Sill, Oklahoma 09.01.1933 06.14.1934
[[File: 11th Field Artillery
(assigned to Hawaiian Division)
Unknown 1st Lieutenant Schofield Barracks, Hawaii 08.14.1934 09.16.1936
[[File: 17th Field Artillery
(assigned to 2nd Division)
Unknown 1st Lieutenant Fort Bragg, North Carolina 11.01.1936 07.01.1939
Department of Gunnery,
Field Artillery School
Instructor 1st Lieutenant
Captain
Fort Sill, Oklahoma 09.01.1939 10.00.1942
Officer Candidate School
(assigned to United States Forces in the Far East)
Director of Training Lieutenant Colonel
Colonel
Australia 10.20.1942 04.01.1944
[[File: Sixth United States Army Executive Officer,
Artillery Section
Colonel various (Pacific area) 04.01.1944 01.01.1946
Department of Gunnery,
Field Artillery School
Executive Director Colonel Fort Sill, Oklahoma 01.00.1946 07.01.1947
Command and General Staff College Faculty Member Colonel Fort Leavenworth, Kansas 07.00.1947 07.01.1949
National War College Student Colonel Fort Lesley J. McNair 08.28.1949 06.28.1950
Joint Strategic Plans Group,
Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Member of the Policy, Training
and Organization Section
Colonel
Brigadier General
Washington, D.C. 00.00.0000 00.00.0000
Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Assistant to Director
of the Joint Staff
Brigadier General Washington, D.C. 07.00.1951 00.00.0000
[[File: 40th Infantry Division Artillery Commander Brigadier General Korea 01.00.1953 12.00.1953
[[File: I Corps Artillery
(assigned to Eighth United States Army)
Commander Brigadier General Korea 12.00.1953 00.00.0000
Office, Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations,
Department of the Army
Chief of the Organization
and Training Division
Brigadier General Washington, D.C. 01.00.1954 00.00.0000
[[File: United States Army War College Deputy Commandant Brigadier General Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania 08.00.1954 00.00.1956
United States Army Training Center, Field Artillery Commander Major General Fort Chaffee, Arkansas 07.11.1956 00.00.0000
[[File: Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe Assistant Chief of Staff
for Programs
Major General Fontainebleau, France 00.00.0000 00.00.0000
[[File: United States Army War College Commandant Major General Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania 00.00.0000 03.31.1962
[[File: III United States Army Corps
(assigned to Strategic Army Corps)
Commanding General Lieutenant General Fort Hood, Texas 03.31.1962 00.00.0000
[[File: I United States Army Corps
(assigned to Eighth United States Army)
Commanding General Lieutenant General Korea 12.11.1963 12.18.1964
[[File: First United States Army Commanding General Lieutenant General Fort Jay, New York 03.00.1965 12.31.1965
[[File: Fourth United States Army Commanding General Lieutenant General Fort Sam Houston, Texas 01.00.1966 07.00.1967
Civilian Career

Dates of RankEdit

Awards and DecorationsEdit

Personal Decorations
Army Distinguished Service Medal Army Distinguished Service Medal
Silver Star Silver Star
Legion of Merit (1 Oakleaf) Legion of Merit
one oak leaf cluster
Bronze Star Bronze Star Medal
Army Commendation Medal (oakleaf 1) Army Commendation Medal
one oak leaf cluster
Service/Campaign Medals
American Defense Service Medal American Defense Service Medal
American Campaign Medal American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (4 Stars) Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
four service stars
World War II Victory Medal World War II Victory Medal
Army of Occupation Medal Army of Occupation Medal
Japan Clasp
National Defense Service Medal (1 Service Star) National Defense Service Medal
one service star
Korean Service Medal (2 SS) Korean Service Medal
two service stars
Identification Badges
Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge
Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge
Army Staff Identification Badge
Other Accoutrements
Overseas Service Bar (WWII) 8 Overseas Service Bars
Foreign Personal Decorations
Philippine Liberation Medal Philippine Liberation Medal three service stars
Unit Awards
Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation Philippine Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation Korean Presidential Unit Citation
Non-United States Service Awards
United Nations Korea Medal United Nations Korea Medal

Battles/WarsEdit

World War II

Korean War

Vietnam War

QuotesEdit

NotesEdit

FamilyEdit

  • Wife:
  • Son/Daughter:
  • Father:
  • Mother:

GalleryEdit

Thomas W. Dunn (LTG-1)

LTG - III US Army Corps - ca. 1962/3

File:Thomas W. Dunn (LTG) (1).png

ReferencesEdit

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