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Herman O'Brien Jr. (September 10, 1926 – March 11, 2005) was a United States Marine Corps officer who received the Medal of Honor, the United States's highest military decoration, for his actions durin...

9/30/2021 9/30/2021

Frew Train II (January 23, 1908 – November 27, 2006) was a United States Army lieutenant general and veteran of World War II and the Korean War.Early lifeWilliam Train was born and raised in Savannah, ...

9/28/2021 9/28/2021

Captain Ernest C. Brace (1931 - 2014)

Cary Brace (August 15, 1931 – December 5, 2014) was the longest-held civilian prisoner of war (POW) during the Vietnam War. A decorated Marine Corps fighter pilot and mustang, Brace was court-martialed...

7/18/2021 7/18/2021

Lt. General Julian Ewell (1915 - 2009)

Ewell (November 5, 1915—July 27, 2009) was a career United States Army officer who served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He commanded the 9th Infantry Division and II Field Force ...

12/14/2013 11/25/2018

Clyde Fry (25 December 1897 - 27 October 1982) was a Major General in the United States Army who served as an infantry regiment and division commander during World War II and the Korean War. Fry was aw...

3/4/2010 6/29/2018

Frederick Harris (6 March 1918 – 7 December 1950) was a United States Marine Corps (USMC) lieutenant colonel during the Korean War. The son of USMC General Field Harris, he was a prisoner of war during...

2/21/2018 2/21/2018

Lt. General Field Harris (1895 - 1967)

Harris (September 18, 1895 – December 21, 1967) was a highly decorated lieutenant general in the United States Marine Corps, who commanded the Marine Aviation Units during World War II and 1st Marine A...

2/21/2018 2/21/2018

Photo: Kenneth A. Schechter, right, reunited with Howard Thayer, the man who helped him land after his aircraft was hit on March 22, 1952 during the Korean War. graduate of Stanford and Harvard Busines...

12/22/2017 12/22/2017

General Otto P. Weyland (1902 - 1979)

Paul Weyland (January 27, 1903 – September 2, 1979) was a US Air Force General, and the post-World War II Commander of Far East Air Forces during the Korean War and of Tactical Air Command.Early lifeHi...

8/23/2017 8/23/2017

Lemuel Holloway III (born February 23, 1922) is a retired United States Navy admiral and naval aviator who was highly decorated for his actions during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War....

3/8/2012 8/9/2017

GEDCOM Source ===@R-847170011@ U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012 Ancestry.com Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. 1,1265::0 "U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012"; Yearbook Title: University of West Virginia Ye...

7/28/2017 7/28/2017

Keith Barr McCutcheon (August 10, 1915 – July 13, 1971) was a highly decorated Marine Corps aviator, seeing combat in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. He earned the Distinguished Flyi...

7/28/2017 7/28/2017

Gilbert "Ray" Davis (January 13, 1915 – September 3, 2003) was a United States Marine Corps four-star-general who had served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. Davis was decorated se...

1/12/2009 7/28/2017

General Isaac D. White (1901 - 1990)

Davis White (March 6, 1901 – June 11, 1990) commanded the U.S. Army, Pacific (USARPAC) from July 1957 to March 1961. He gained his commission into the Cavalry in 1923 and went on to serve in World War ...

7/5/2016 7/27/2017

Willard Gordon Wyman (March 21, 1898 – March 29, 1969) was a senior United States Army officer who served as Commanding General of Continental Army Command (CG CONARC) from 1956 to 1958.BiographyWyman ...

6/24/2014 7/27/2017

. Arthur Harrison "Harry" Wilson Jr., born in Washington, D.C., in 1912, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2004, at his home in Fredericksburg. Son of Col. Arthur H. Wilson of Springfield, Ill., and Helen Brook...

7/15/2017 7/15/2017

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/Commanding G...

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

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. He disti...

9/21/2011 4/13/2016

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 submarines ...

3/3/2015 4/11/2016

Lieut. Gen. James M. Gavin (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

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, he entered the...

12/28/2015 12/28/2015

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 served as t...

12/24/2015 12/24/2015

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 Joint Chiefs ...

5/4/2010 12/24/2015

H. Guy Hunt, Governor (1933 - 2009)

"H. Guy Hunt"

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 serve as gove...

10/5/2013 9/2/2015

General Dwight E. Beach (1908 - 2000)

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 in 1932 int...

7/24/2015 7/24/2015

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 Korea. For his ...

5/11/2015 5/11/2015

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 Rhode Is...

1/13/2009 4/16/2015

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 the Navy's sec...

3/22/2015 3/22/2015

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 than 30 ye...

3/15/2015 3/15/2015

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 in Prair...

3/7/2015 3/7/2015

John R. Alison (1912 - 2011)

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 Force Spe...

10/12/2013 3/5/2015

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

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 company comman...

3/3/2015 3/3/2015

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 the Eighth Arm...

12/21/2014 12/21/2014

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 was awarde...

12/18/2014 12/18/2014

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 posthumously recei...

8/14/2014 8/14/2014

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

"Trap"

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 World War...

8/7/2014 8/7/2014

Lt. General William H. Tunner (1906 - 1983)

"Berlin Airlift"

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 the comma...

3/1/2012 8/7/2014

Major General Roderick Wetherill (1918 - 1978)

"Rod"

"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 southeast Asia...

8/7/2014 8/7/2014

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 Houston in San ...

8/6/2014 8/6/2014

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

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, Department of Def...

5/9/2008 8/6/2014

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.General Rogers's ...

1/29/2012 8/6/2014

General Lyman Lemnitzer (1899 - 1988)

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 Commander...

8/6/2014 8/6/2014

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 capacity. He ...

8/6/2014 8/6/2014

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 Chief of Staff u...

8/4/2014 8/4/2014

at Chicora, Mississippi, in February 1898, Ira Platt Swift graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1919. Decorated many times for distinguished service, Swift commanded combat units in Europe in Wo...

5/19/2014 5/19/2014

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

2/15/2014 2/15/2014

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-General. ...

10/1/2010 1/1/2014

General Bruce C. Clarke (1901 - 1988)

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 April 1956.B...

7/19/2011 12/2/2013

Military Service: Korean War VeteranRaymond 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 Force...

11/27/2013 11/27/2013

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 Caribbean Command an...

11/15/2013 11/15/2013

George Andrew Davis, Jr. (1920 - 1952)

"Curly", "One Burst Davis"

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. Davis ros...

11/11/2013 11/11/2013

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 lifeCoulter was born on April 27, 1891 in San Antoni...

11/11/2013 11/11/2013

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

11/10/2013 11/10/2013

Iven "Kinch" Kincheloe, Jr. (1928 - 1958)

"Kinch"

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 lifeKinche...

10/14/2013 10/14/2013

Vermont Garrison (1915 - 1994)

"The Gray Eagle"

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 Americans to ach...

10/14/2013 10/14/2013

Arthur Hobson Dean (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.Dean was Chai...

1/17/2011 8/26/2013

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 November 26, 1915 in...

8/15/2011 8/20/2013

George Roy Hill (1921 - 2002)

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 starred the act...

8/16/2013 8/16/2013

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 the Bat...

8/14/2013 8/14/2013

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 Marine to ac...

8/13/2013 8/13/2013

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 with more 38...

8/12/2013 8/12/2013

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 Korean War...

8/12/2013 8/12/2013

General Lew Walt (USMC) (1913 - 1989)

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

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 decorations incl...

8/12/2013 8/12/2013

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, the Bronz...

8/12/2013 8/12/2013

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 Marines, w...

8/12/2013 8/12/2013

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 and Iwo Jima and l...

8/12/2013 8/12/2013

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, 5th Cavalr...

11/7/2011 8/9/2013

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, decorated combat M...

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

Gen. Joseph Lawton Collins (1896 - 1987)

"Lightning Joe"

"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 and Europea...

2/20/2013 2/20/2013

Colonel Lewis L. Millett (1920 - 2009)

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 charge.He enl...

1/5/2013 1/5/2013

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 years, includ...

6/26/2012 6/26/2012

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 high school in Port...

5/11/2012 5/11/2012

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 of the Korean W...

5/11/2012 5/11/2012

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 BiographyBorn in Lu...

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 Novembe...

4/30/2012 4/30/2012

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 WWIIHarold Keit...

3/13/2012 3/13/2012

Gus Grissom MP (1926 - 1967)

"Gus"

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 was the sec...

9/19/2008 3/12/2012

Robinson "Robbie" Risner (January 16, 1925 – October 22, 2013) was a general and a fighter pilot in the United States Air Force.Risner is a double recipient of the Air Force Cross, the second highest m...

3/12/2012 3/12/2012

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 to 1964; and...

3/12/2012 3/12/2012

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 strength in V...

3/10/2012 3/10/2012

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 General George P...

3/26/2007 3/8/2012

Wally Schirra (1923 - 2007)

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's effort t...

3/8/2012 3/8/2012

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

"Deval Brett;"

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 Vietnam ...

1/16/2007 3/7/2012

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 as Chief of...

3/6/2012 3/6/2012

Admiral Alfred M. Pride (1897 - 1988)

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 commander.He ser...

3/4/2012 3/4/2012

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 brother of Air F...

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

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 20th Command...

6/5/2011 3/2/2012

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 careerHe was first commissioned into th...

2/29/2012 2/29/2012

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 had a disting...

6/9/2011 2/29/2012

General Matthew Ridgway (1895 - 1993)

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 during the Kore...

2/20/2012 2/29/2012

General James Van Fleet MP (1892 - 1992)

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 Florida and g...

2/28/2012 2/29/2012

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 attained ...

2/29/2012 2/29/2012

General Sam S. Walker (1925 - 2015)

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.Military ca...

2/29/2012 2/29/2012

General Walton Harris (1889 - 1950)

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.BiographyWalker was born in Belton, Texas on Dece...

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 Philadelphi...

1/7/2009 2/29/2012

Gen. Douglas MacArthur MP (1880 - 1964)

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 the 1930s and...

11/15/2007 2/29/2012

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 for comman...

2/29/2012 2/29/2012