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General Carter B. Magruder MP (1900 - 1988)

Carter Bowie Magruder (April 3, 1900 – March 14, 1988) was a United States Army general who served concurrently as Commander in Chief, United Nations Command/Commander, United States Forces Korea/Com...

9/22/2016 9/22/2016

Residence : 1900 - ED 72 Aurora Township Aurora city Ward 1-2, Lawrence, Missouri, United States Residence : 1920 - Springfield Ward 1, Greene, Missouri, United States Residence : 1935 - Riverside,...

11/20/2008 9/18/2016

Rear Admiral Chester Nimitz, Jr. (USN) MP (1915 - 2002)

"Chet"

Chester William "Chet" Nimitz, Jr. (17 February 1915-2 January 2002) was an American officer and submarine commander in the United States Navy (during World War II and the Korean War) and businessman...

9/21/2011 4/13/2016

Bernard Lige Austin (15 December 1902 – 21 September 1979) was a vice admiral of the United States Navy. His career included service in World War II, the Korean War, and the Cold War and command of s...

3/3/2015 4/11/2016

Lieut. Gen. James M. Gavin MP (1907 - 1990)

"Jumpin Jim"

James Maurice "Jumpin' Jim" Gavin (March 22, 1907 – February 23, 1990) was a senior officer of the United States Army, with the rank of lieutenant general, who was the third commander of the 82nd Airbo...

4/3/2007 4/4/2016

General Paul DeWitt Adams MP (1906 - 1987)

General Paul DeWitt Adams (October 6, 1906 – October 31, 1987) was a General in the United States Army. Adams was born in Heflin, Alabama. After graduating from Marion Military Institute in 1924, h...

12/28/2015 12/28/2015

General Frederick C. Weyand MP (1916 - 2010)

Frederick Carlton Weyand (September 15, 1916 – February 10, 2010) was a United States Army general. Weyand was the last commander of U.S. military operations in the Vietnam War from 1972 to 1973, and...

12/24/2015 12/24/2015

General Maxwell Davenport "Max" Taylor (August 26, 1901 – April 19, 1987) was an United States Army four star general and diplomat of the mid-20th century, who served as the fifth Chairman of the J...

5/4/2010 12/24/2015

H. Guy Hunt, Governor MP (1933 - 2009)

"H. Guy Hunt"

Harold Guy Hunt (June 17, 1933 – January 30, 2009) was an American politician in the Republican party who served as the 49th Governor of Alabama from 1987 to 1993. He was the first Republican to se...

10/5/2013 9/2/2015

General Dwight E. Beach MP (1908 - 2000)

General Dwight Edward Beach (July 20, 1908 – July 22, 2000) commanded the United States Forces Korea from 1965–1966 and U.S. Army, Pacific from September 1966 to July 1968. He gained his commission i...

7/24/2015 7/24/2015

. Sherrod Emerson Skinner, Jr. (October 28, 1929 – October 26, 1952) was a United States Marine Corps officer who sacrificed his life in defense of his outpost and fellow Marines on "The Hook" in Kor...

5/11/2015 5/11/2015

John Lester Hubbard Chafee ( /ˈtʃeɪfiː/ chay-fee; October 22, 1922 – October 24, 1999) was an American politician. He served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps, as the 66th Governor of R...

1/13/2009 4/16/2015

Colonel Welton Ralph Abell (May 17, 1922 – April 26, 1998) was a United States Marine Corps officer serving in the Korean War, as well as a former advertising executive. Abell was a recipient of th...

3/22/2015 3/22/2015

William Gay Thrash (September 17, 1916 – July 4, 2011) was a United States Marine Corps three-star general and highly decorated Naval Aviator. He retired from active duty on June 30, 1972 after more ...

3/15/2015 3/15/2015

John Philip "Jock" Henebry (February 14, 1918 – September 30, 2007) was an United States Air Force Major General. He was born in Plainfield, Illinois. In 1936, he graduated from Campion High School...

3/7/2015 3/7/2015

John R. Alison MP (1912 - 2011)

John Richardson "Johnny" Alison (November 21, 1912 – June 6, 2011) was a highly decorated American combat ace of World War II and veteran of the Korean War, and is often cited as the father of Air Fo...

10/12/2013 3/5/2015

Lt. General James B. Vaught MP (1926 - 2013)

James Benjamin Vaught (November 3, 1926 – September 20, 2013) was a United States Army General who during three wars: World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. In Korea he served as a compan...

3/3/2015 3/3/2015

Lt. General Clovis E. Byers MP (1899 - 1973)

Lieutenant General Clovis E. Byers (5 November 1899 – 13 December 1973) was an American soldier and General in the first half of the 20th century. He is best known for his role as Chief of Staff of t...

12/21/2014 12/21/2014

. Edward Rightor Schowalter, Jr. (December 24, 1927 – November 21, 2003) was a United States Army officer in the Korean War who received the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor. He...

12/18/2014 12/18/2014

1st Lt. Samuel S. Coursen MP (1926 - 1950)

Samuel Streit Coursen (August 4, 1926 – October 12, 1950) was a 1949 graduate of the United States Military Academy and company commander in the United States Army during the Korean War. He posthumou...

8/14/2014 8/14/2014

Lt. General Thomas J. H. Trapnell MP (1902 - 2002)

"Trap"

Thomas John Hall "Trap" Trapnell (November 23, 1902 - February 13, 2002) was a United States Army general. Trapnell survived the Bataan Death March and the sinking of two transportation ships during ...

8/7/2014 8/7/2014

William Henry Tunner (July 14, 1906 - April 6, 1983) was a general officer in the United States Air Force and its predecessor, the United States Army Air Forces. Tunner was known for his expertise in...

3/1/2012 8/7/2014

Major General Roderick Wetherill MP (1918 - 1978)

"Rod"

Roderick "Rod" Wetherill, Sr. (January 19, 1918 – June 26, 1978) was a notable officer of the United States Army from World War II through the Vietnam War. The official Army history of the War in sou...

8/7/2014 8/7/2014

William B. Caldwell, III (July 20, 1925 – March 17, 2013) was a United States Army general who served 32 years in the U.S. Army and retired as the Fifth U.S. Army commanding general at Fort Sam Houst...

8/6/2014 8/6/2014

General George Brown (USAF) MP (1918 - c.1980)

Courtesy of the United States Air Force: GENERAL GEORGE SCRATCHLEY BROWN Retired June 21, 1978. Died December 5, 1978 General George Scratchley Brown was chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, ...

5/9/2008 8/6/2014

Rhodes scholar and General who served as Chief of Staff of the United States Army, and later as NATO's Supreme Allied Commander, Europe and Commander in Chief, United States European Command. Gener...

1/29/2012 8/6/2014

General Lyman Lemnitzer MP (1899 - 1988)

Lyman Louis Lemnitzer (August 29, 1899 – November 12, 1988) was a United States Army general, who served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1960 to 1962. He then served as Supreme Allied...

8/6/2014 8/6/2014

General Charles A. Gabriel MP (1928 - 2003)

Charles Alvin Gabriel (January 21, 1928 - September 4, 2003) was the 11th Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force. As chief of staff of the U. S. Air Force, General Gabriel served in a dual cap...

8/6/2014 8/6/2014

Alexander Meigs Haig, Jr. (December 2, 1924 – February 20, 2010) was a United States Army general who served as the United States Secretary of State under President Ronald Reagan and White House Chie...

8/4/2014 8/4/2014

5/19/2014 5/19/2014

Silas B. Hays (February 18, 1909 – July 24, 1964) was a Major General who served as Surgeon General of the United States Army. Early life Silas Beach Hays was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota on F...

2/15/2014 2/15/2014

Gilbert Walter Riversdale Monckton, 2nd Viscount Monckton of Brenchley CB, OBE, MC, SMOM (3 November 1915 – 22 June 2006) served in the British Army from 1939 to 1967, retiring with the rank of Major...

10/1/2010 1/1/2014

General Bruce C. Clarke MP (1901 - 1988)

General Bruce Cooper Clarke was a commander of Continental Army Command from 19581960 and Commander, U.S. Army Europe from 1960-1962. He also commanded the U.S. Army, Pacific from December 1954 to Ap...

12/2/2013 12/2/2013

Military Service: Korean War Veteran Raymond Oscar "R.O." Barton, Jr. graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1948 and served as a fighter pilot in the United States Air Fo...

11/27/2013 11/27/2013

Lt. General Ridgely Gaither MP (1903 - 1992)

Ridgely Gaither was a United States Army lieutenant general prominent as commander of the 40th Infantry Division during the Korean War, and commander of the XVIII Airborne Corps, U.S. Army Caribb...

11/15/2013 11/15/2013

George Andrew Davis, Jr. MP (1920 - 1952)

"Curly", "One Burst Davis"

. George Andrew Davis, Jr. (December 1, 1920 – February 10, 1952) was a highly decorated flying ace of the United States (US) Army in World War II, and later of the US Air Force during the Korean War...

11/11/2013 11/11/2013

Lt. General John B. Coulter MP (1891 - 1983)

John Breitling Coulter (1891–1983) was a Lieutenant General in the United States Army. Coulter served during World Wars I and II and the Korean War. Early life Coulter was born on April 27, 189...

11/11/2013 11/11/2013

Lt. General William B. Kean MP (1897 - 1981)

William Benjamin Kean (1897–1981) was a general in the United States Army. Early life He was born William Benjamin Kean, Jr., in Buffalo, New York on July 9, 1897. Kean graduated from the Unite...

11/10/2013 11/10/2013

Iven Carl Kincheloe, Jr. MP (1928 - 1958)

. Iven Carl "Kinch" Kincheloe, Jr. (July 2, 1928[2] – July 26, 1958) was an American test pilot, recipient of the Silver Star and Distinguished Flying Cross, and an ace in the Korean War. Early lif...

10/14/2013 10/14/2013

Vermont Garrison MP (1915 - 1994)

"The Gray Eagle"

Vermont Garrison (October 29, 1915 — February 14, 1994) was a career officer in the United States Air Force, and an ace with 17.33 credited victories in aerial combat. He was one of only seven Americ...

10/14/2013 10/14/2013

Arthur Hobson Dean MP (1898 - 1987)

[ ) Arthur Hobson Dean ] was a New York lawyer and diplomat who was viewed as one of the leading corporate lawyers of his day, as well having served as a key advisor to numerous U.S. presidents. De...

1/17/2011 8/26/2013

. Phillip Buford Davidson, Jr. (November 26, 1915 – February 7, 1996) was an American Lieutenant general, who served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. Davidson was born on Novem...

8/15/2011 8/20/2013

George Roy Hill MP (1921 - 2002)

George Roy Hill (December 20, 1921 – December 27, 2002) was an American film director. He is most noted for directing such films as Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and The Sting, which both starre...

8/16/2013 8/16/2013

Alpha Lyons Bowser (August 21, 1910 – July 13, 2003) was a United States Marine Corps lieutenant general. He was a combat veteran of World War II and the Korean War — decorated for his actions during...

8/14/2013 8/14/2013

John Franklin Bolt (19 May 1921 – 8 September 2004) was a United States Marine Corps aviator and a decorated flying ace who served during World War II and the Korean War. He remains the only US Marin...

8/13/2013 8/13/2013

Gerald Carthrae Thomas (October 29, 1894 – April 7, 1984) was a United States Marine Corps general who served as Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps. He retired from the Marine Corps in 1956 wit...

8/12/2013 8/12/2013

William Earl Barber (November 30, 1919 – April 19, 2002) was an officer in the United States Marine Corps awarded with the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Battle of Chosin Reservoir during the ...

8/12/2013 8/12/2013

General Lew Walt (USMC) MP (1913 - 1989)

"Lew Walt", "Silent Lew", "Uncle Lew"

Lewis William Walt (February 16, 1913 – March 26, 1989), also known as Lew Walt, was a United States Marine Corps officer who served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. His decorati...

8/12/2013 8/12/2013

William Kenefick Jones (October 23, 1916 – April 15, 1998) was a United States Marine Corps lieutenant general and a highly decorated veteran of three wars, receiving the Navy Cross, the Silver Star,...

8/12/2013 8/12/2013

Victor H. Krulak (January 7, 1913 – December 29, 2008) was a decorated United States Marine Corps officer who saw action in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Krulak, considered a visionary by fellow M...

8/12/2013 8/12/2013

Randolph McCall Pate (February 11, 1898 – July 31, 1961) was the twenty-first Commandant of the Marine Corps from 1956 to 1959. Pate was a veteran of World War II, seeing action at Guadalcanal an...

8/12/2013 8/12/2013

Lloyd "Scooter" Leslie Burke MP (1924 - 1999)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to BURKE, LLOYD L. Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, Company G...

11/7/2011 8/9/2013

Lieutenant General Lewis Burwell "Chesty" Puller (June 26, 1898 – October 11, 1971) was a general officer of the United States Marine Corps. Lt. Gen. Puller is one of the most, if not the most, decor...

8/5/2013 8/5/2013

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant (Infantry) James Lamar Stone (ASN: 0-65096), United States Ar...

3/27/2012 4/7/2013

General J. Lawton Collins MP (1896 - 1987)

""Lightning Joe""

Joseph "Lightning Joe" Lawton Collins (May 1, 1896 – September 12, 1987) was was Army Chief of Staff during the Korean War. During World War II, he was an Army general, serving in both the Pacific ...

2/20/2013 2/20/2013

Colonel Lewis L. Millett MP (1920 - 2009)

Lewis Lee Millett, Sr. (December 15, 1920 – November 14, 2009) was a United States Army officer who received the Medal of Honor during the Korean War for leading the last major American bayonet c...

1/5/2013 1/5/2013

Robert Hilliard Barrow (February 5, 1922 – October 30, 2008) was an American general, who was the 27th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps (USMC) from 1979 to 1983. Barrow served for 41 year...

6/26/2012 6/26/2012

Admiral Arthur D. Struble MP (1894 - 1983)

Arthur Dewey Struble (June 28, 1894 – May 1, 1983) was a United States admiral who served in World War II and the Korean War. Struble was born in Portland, Oregon. Following graduation from hig...

5/11/2012 5/11/2012

Lieutenant General George Edward Stratemeyer (24 November 1890 – 11 August 1969) was World War II chief of Air Staff and United States Air Force Far East Air Forces commander during the first year ...

5/11/2012 5/11/2012

Edward Mallory "Ned" Almond (December 12, 1892 – June 11, 1979) was a controversial United States Army general best known as the commander of the Army's X Corps during the Korean War. Early Biogr...

5/11/2012 5/11/2012

Forrest Caraway was born on July 18, 1909, in Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas. Like his brother, Paul, Forrest graduated from the U. S. Military Academy at West Point in 1931. From May to Novem...

4/30/2012 4/30/2012

Harold Keith "Johnny" Johnson (February 22, 1912 – September 24, 1983) was a United States General. He served as the Chief of Staff of the United States Army from 1964 to 1968. Early career and W...

3/13/2012 3/13/2012

Lt. Colonel Gus Grissom MP (1926 - 1967)

Virgil Ivan Grissom (April 3, 1926 – January 27, 1967), (Lt Col, USAF), better known as Gus Grissom, was one of the original NASA Project Mercury astronauts and a United States Air Force pilot. He wa...

3/12/2012 3/12/2012

James Robinson "Robbie" Risner (born January 16, 1925) was a general officer and professional fighter pilot in the United States Air Force. Risner is a double recipient of the Air Force Cross, th...

3/12/2012 3/12/2012

. Ulysses Simpson Grant Sharp, Jr. (April 2, 1906 – December 12, 2001) was a United States Navy four star admiral who served as Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT) from 1963 ...

3/12/2012 3/12/2012

General Creighton W. Abrams MP (1914 - 1974)

Creighton Williams Abrams Jr. (September 15, 1914 – September 4, 1974) was a general in the United States Army who commanded military operations in the Vietnam War from 1968–72 which saw U.S. troop s...

3/10/2012 3/10/2012

George Smith Patton, IV (December 24, 1923 in Boston, Massachusetts - June 27, 2004 in South Hamilton, Massachusetts) was a Major General in the United States Army and the son of World War II Gener...

3/26/2007 3/8/2012

Wally Schirra MP (1923 - 2007)

. Walter Marty Schirra, Jr. (March 12, 1923 – May 3, 2007) was an American test pilot, United States Navy officer, and one of the original Mercury 7 astronauts chosen for the Project Mercury, America...

3/8/2012 3/8/2012

Lt. General Devol "Rock" Brett MP (c.1923 - 2010)

"Deval Brett;"

Caroll Devol "Rock" Brett (August 1, 1923 – August 14, 2010) was a United States Army Air Forces general who piloted American aircraft during crises and wars from 1948 (the Berlin Crisis) through the...

1/16/2007 3/7/2012

Admiral Arleigh Albert '31-knot' Burke (October 19, 1901 – January 1, 1996) was an admiral of the United States Navy who distinguished himself during World War II and the Korean War, and who served...

3/6/2012 3/6/2012

Admiral Alfred M. Pride MP (1897 - 1988)

Alfred Melville Pride (September 10, 1897 – December 24, 1988) was a United States Navy admiral and pioneer Naval aviator, who distinguished himself during World War II as an aircraft-carrier command...

3/4/2012 3/4/2012

General Merrill Barber Twining (November 28, 1902 - May 11, 1996) was a United States Marine Corps general who received a "tombstone promotion" to four star general upon retirement. He was the brothe...

3/5/2009 3/3/2012

Medal of Honor recipient William Dean graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1922. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the California National Guard in 1921, he was tendered a Re...

12/12/2011 3/3/2012

Lemuel Cornick Shepherd, Jr. (February 10, 1896 – August 6, 1990) was a four-star general of the United States Marine Corps. A veteran of World War I, World War II, and the Korean War, he was the 2...

6/5/2011 3/2/2012

Lt. General Hobart R. Gay MP (1894 - 1983)

Lieutenant General Hobart Raymond Gay (May 16, 1894, Rockport, Illinois – August 19, 1983, El Paso, Texas), nicknamed "Hap", was a United States Army general. Early military career He was f...

2/29/2012 2/29/2012

General Mark W. Clark MP (1896 - 1984)

Mark Wayne Clark (May 1, 1896 – April 17, 1984) was an American general during World War II and the Korean War and was the youngest lieutenant general (three-star general) in the U.S. Army. He ha...

6/9/2011 2/29/2012

General Matthew Ridgway MP (1895 - 1993)

Matthew Bunker Ridgway (March 3, 1895 – July 26, 1993) was a United States Army General. He held several major commands and was most famous for resurrecting the United Nations (U.N.) war effort durin...

2/20/2012 2/29/2012

General James Van Fleet MP (1892 - 1992)

James Alward Van Fleet (March 19, 1892 – September 23, 1992) was a U.S. Army officer during World War I, World War II and the Korean War. Van Fleet was a native of New Jersey, who was raised in Flo...

2/28/2012 2/29/2012

Edward A. Craig (November 22, 1896 — December 11, 1994) was a commissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps, and a decorated combat veteran of World War II and the Korean War who eventually ...

2/29/2012 2/29/2012

General Sam S. Walker MP (1925 - 2015)

Sam Sims Walker (born July 31, 1925), United States Army, is a retired General who served as the Commanding General of Allied Land Forces, South East Europe (COMLANDSOUTHEAST) from 1977 to 1978. ...

2/29/2012 2/29/2012

General Walton Harris MP (1889 - 1950)

Walton Harris Walker (December 3, 1889 – December 23, 1950) was an American army officer and the first commander of the U.S. Eighth Army during the Korean War. Biography Walker was born in ...

2/29/2012 2/29/2012

Click here to view the rich history of Arthur William Radford at Wikipedia. Click here to view the video of the sinking of the USS Arthur W. Radford, DD-968 in the Atlantic off the coast of Philadelp...

1/7/2009 2/29/2012

Gen. Douglas MacArthur MP (1880 - 1964)

General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (January 26, 1880 – April 5, 1964) was an American general and field marshal of the Philippine Army. He was a Chief of Staff of the United States Army during t...

11/15/2007 2/29/2012

Oliver Prince Smith (October 26, 1893 – December 25, 1977) was a General in the United States Marine Corps and a highly decorated combat veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He is most noted f...

2/29/2012 2/29/2012