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VIII United States Corps
VIII Corps (US)
Shoulder Sleeve Insignia
None
Distinctive Unit Insignia

InformationEdit

Basic Information
Active 11.26.1918 - 4.20.1919 (Regular Army)
7.29.1921 - 10.1.1933 (Reserves)
10.14.1940 - 12.15.1945 (Regular Army)
11.20.1957 - 4.1.1968 (Regular Army)
Allegiance US Flag United States of America
Branch US Department of the Army Seal United States Army
Type
Current HQ
Nickname
Motto

LineageEdit

AnnexEdit

Shoulder Sleeve InsigniaEdit

  • Description : On a blue octagon 2 1/4 inches (5.72cm) in diameter a white block figure "8", 1 3/8 inches (3.49cm) in height within a white border. Blue margin 1/8 inch (.32cm) in width, white border 1/8 inch (.32cm) in width, elements of white figure "8" 3 /16 inch (.48cm) in width.
  • Symbolism : The octagon represents the number of the corps, and the colors blue and white are those associated with corps flags.
  • Background : The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the VIII Corps by telegram on 18 Dec 1918 and officially announced on 17 Jun 1922. It was redesignated for the VIII U.S. Army Corps on 19 Dec 1957.

Distinctive Unit InsigniaEdit

None authorized

Commanding GeneralEdit

# Rank Name Photo Begin Date End Date
MG Henry T. Allen [[File:|110px]] 26 Nov, 1918 15 Apr, 1919
MG Walter H. Gordon [[File:|110px]] 15 Apr, 1919 20 Apr, 1919
BG Charles R. Howland [[File:|110px]] 22 Jun, 1934 28 Feb, 1935
MG Walter Krueger [[File:|110px]] 27 Jun, 1940 15 May, 1941
MG George V. Strong [[File:|110px]] 15 May, 1941 Apr, 1942
MG Daniel I. Sultan [[File:|110px]] Apr, 1942 Nov, 1943
MG Emil F. Reinhardt [[File:|110px]] Dec, 1943 Mar, 1944
MG Troy H. Middleton [[File:|110px]] 15 Mar, 1944 19 May, 1945
MG Ira T. Wyche [[File:|110px]] Aug, 1945 15 Dec, 1945
MG Robert G. Gard [[File:|110px]]
MG William R. Calhoun [[File:|110px]] 20 Apr, 1963
[[]] [[File:|110px]]

HeadquartersEdit

Name Begin Date End Date
San Antonio, Texas 18 Jul, 1922 1 Oct, 1933
Fort Sam Houston, Texas 1 Oct, 1933 8 Mar, 1941
Camp Bowie, Texas 8 Mar, 1941
Camp Gruber, Oklahoma 15 Dec, 1945
Austin, Texas 20 Dec, 1957 1 Apr, 1968
[[]]

DecorationsEdit

None

Campaign ParticipationEdit

World War II European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Streamer
World War II
Normandy 1944
Northern France 1944
Rhineland 1944-1945
Ardennes-Alsace 1944-1945
Central Europe 1945

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