19th CenturyEdit

  • Brevet Major General George A. Custer (USA), 7th Cavalry Regiment, was suspended from the Army for one year.

20th CenturyEdit

  • Brigadier General William Mitchell (USA), was suspended from the Army for five years on 17 December 1925.
  • General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (USA), Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, was relieved on 11 April 1951, for failing to respect the authority of President Harry S. Truman as Commander-in-Chief.
  • Major General John K. Singlaub (USA), Chief of Staff of U.S. Forces in South Korea, was relieved on 21 March 1977, for failing to respect the authority of President Jimmy Carter as Commander-in-Chief.
  • General Michael J. Dugan (USAF), Air Force Chief of Staff, was relieved in September 1990, for releasing information to the media in the lead-up to the Gulf War.
  • Major General Harold N. Campbell (USAF), Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans & Programs, HQ Air Force Materiel Command, was forced into retirement on 01 July 1993, for making disparaging remarks about President Bill Clinton.

21st CenturyEdit

  • General Kevin P. Byrnes (USA), Commanding General of the Army Training and Doctrine Command, was relieved in 09 August 2005, for disobeying a lawful order from Army Chief of Staff Peter Schoomaker.
  • General Stanley A. McChrystal (USA), was relieved in 23 June 2010, for making disparaging remarks about senior civilian government officials in a Rolling Stone article.

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