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United States Army Central
Third Army (United States)
Basic Information
Created November 17, 1918
Active 1918-1919, 1932-1974, 1982-present
Country US Flag United States
Allegiance US Department of the Army Seal United States Army
Branch Regular Army
Type Field Army
Garrison/HQ Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina
Nickname "Patton's Own"
Motto "The Third Always First"

Third US Army / United States Army Central
























Commanding GeneralEdit

Rank Name Garrison/HQ Begin Date End Date
MG Joseph T. Dickman Overseas 15 Nov, 1918 29 Apr, 1919
MG Edward F. McGlachlin, Jr. 29 Apr, 1919 2 May, 1919
LG Hunter Liggett Overseas 2 May, 1919 2 Jul, 1919
Inactive
MG Edwin B. Winans Fort Sam Houston, Texas 15 Sept, 1932 30 Sept, 1933
MG Johnson Hagood Fort Sam Houston, Texas 3 Oct, 1933 27 Feb, 1936
MG Frank Parker Fort Sam Houston, Texas 8 Apr, 1936 30 Sept, 1936
MG George V. Moseley Fort Sam Houston, Texas 1 Oct, 1936 30 Sept, 1938
LG Stanley D. Embick Fort Sam Houston, Texas 7 Oct, 1938 28 Sept, 1940
LG Herbert J. Brees Fort Sam Houston, Texas 28 Sept, 1940 15 May, 1941
LG Walter Krueger Fort Sam Houston, Texas 16 May, 1941 16 Feb, 1943
LG Courtney H. Hodges Fort Sam Houston, Texas 16 Feb, 1943 26 Jan, 1944
GN George S. Patton, Jr. 26 Jan, 1944 7 Oct, 1945
LG Lucian K. Truscott, Jr. 7 Oct, 1945 Apr, 1946
LG Geoffrey Keyes April, 1946 9 Jan, 1947
MG Ernest N. Harmon 10 Jan, 1947 14 Mar, 1947
LG Oscar W. Griswold Fort McPherson, Georgia 15 Mar, 1947 14 Apr, 1947
MG Edward H. Brooks Fort McPherson, Georgia 15 Apr, 1947 18 Jun, 1947
LG Alvan C. Gillem, Jr. Fort McPherson, Georgia 19 Jul, 1947 31 Aug, 1950
GN John R. Hodge 1 Sept, 1950 7 May, 1952
MG William A. Beiderlinden Fort McPherson, Georgia 8 May, 1952 21 Aug, 1952
LG Alexander R. Bolling Fort McPherson, Georgia 22 Aug, 1952 31 Jul, 1955
LG Thomas F. Hickey Fort McPherson, Georgia 15 Aug, 1955 30 Apr, 1958
LG Clark L. Ruffner Fort McPherson, Georgia May, 1958 Feb, 1960
LG Robert F. Sink Fort McPherson, Georgia 18 Feb, 1960 4 Mar, 1960
LG Herbert B. Powell Fort McPherson, Georgia 5 Mar, 1960 30 Sept, 1960
LG Thomas J. H. Trapnell Fort McPherson, Georgia 1 Oct, 1960 16 Oct, 1960
LG Paul D. Adams Fort McPherson, Georgia 17 Oct, 1960 2 Oct, 1961
LG Thomas J. H. Trapnell Fort McPherson, Georgia 3 Oct, 1961 30 Nov, 1962
LG Hamilton H. Howze Fort McPherson, Georgia 01 Dec, 1962 01 Feb, 1963
LG Albert Watson II Fort McPherson, Georgia 02 Feb, 1963 15 Jul, 1964
- John W. Bowen Fort McPherson, Georgia 16 Jul, 1964 31 Jul, 1964
LG Charles W.G. Rich Fort McPherson, Georgia 1 Aug, 1964 23 Jun, 1965
William C. Bullock Fort McPherson, Georgia 24 Jun, 1965 14 Jul, 1965
LG Louis W. Truman Fort McPherson, Georgia 15 Jul, 1965 31 Jul, 1967
LG John L. Throckmorton Fort McPherson, Georgia 1 Aug, 1967 31 Jul, 1969
LG Albert O. Connor Fort McPherson, Georgia 1 Aug, 1969 19 Jun, 1972
LG Melvin Zais Fort McPherson, Georgia 20 Jun, 1972 14 Jun, 1973
MG Warren Bennett Fort McPherson, Georgia 1 Jul, 1973 1 Oct, 1973
Inactive
LG M. Collier Ross Fort McPherson, Georgia 1 Dec, 1982 20 Jul, 1983
LG William J. Livsey Fort McPherson, Georgia 21 Jul, 1983 3 May, 1984
LG T.G. Jenes, Jr. Fort McPherson, Georgia 4 May, 1984 30 Sept, 1987
LG Andrew Chambers Fort McPherson, Georgia 10 Oct, 1987 16 Mar, 1989
LG John J. Yeosock Fort McPherson, Georgia 17 Mar, 1989 17 Jul, 1992
LG James R. Ellis Fort McPherson, Georgia 18 Jul, 1992 15 Jul, 1994
LG Steven L. Arnold Fort McPherson, Georgia 19 Jul, 1994 18 Feb, 1997
MG Robert R. Ivany Fort McPherson, Georgia 19 Feb, 1997 29 May, 1997
LG Thomas R. Franks Fort McPherson, Georgia 30 May, 1997 28 Jun, 2000
LG Paul T. Mikolashek Fort McPherson, Georgia 29 Jun, 2000 6 Sept, 2002
LG David D. McKiernan Fort McPherson, Georgia 6 Sept, 2002 15 Oct, 2004
LG R. Steven Whitcomb Overseas 15 Oct, 2004 18 Dec, 2007
LG James J. Lovelace Fort McPherson, Georgia 18 Dec, 2007 4 May, 2009
LG William G. Webster Fort McPherson, Georgia 4 May, 2009 2 Jun, 2011
LG Vincent K. Brooks Shaw Air Force
Base, South Carolina
3 Jun, 2011 24 Jun, 2013
LTG James L. Terry Shaw Air Force
Base, South Carolina
24 Jun, 2013 present

OrganizationEdit

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