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Cavazos, Richard E., GEN Assisted
 
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Last Rank
General
Last Service Branch
US
Last Primary MOS
00G5-Army General Officer (G5)
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Last Unit
1982-1984, 00G5, US Army Forces Command (FORSCOM)
Previously Held MOS
0006-Student Officer
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
2517-Professor of Military Science
1560-Infantry Unit Commander (Mechanized)
00G2-Army General Officer (G2)
00G3-Army General Officer (G3)
00GC-Commanding General
Service Years
1951 - 1984
Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

US


Ranger
General



Six Overseas Service Bars


 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007) US Army Retired 1st Infantry Division

3rd Infantry Division


 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne Jungle Expert Badge Cold War Medal Ranger Hall Of Fame

Cold War Veteran


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Not Specified
   
Other Comments:

GEN Cavazos was a very innovative and extremely dynamic soldier. I would have followed him all the way to Hell. ~ Donald Patrick

http://biography.jrank.org/pages/3818/Cavazos-Richard-E-1929-U-S-Army-General.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_E._Cavazos
http://www.army.mil/hispanicamericans/english/profiles/cavazos.html
http://www.gale.cengage.com/free_resources/chh/bio/cavazos_r.htm
http://www.goarmy.com/hhm/profiles_cavazos.jsp
https://www.benning.army.mil/rtb/Hall_of_Fame/Halloffame_inaugural/general_cavazos.htm
   

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 Unit Assignments
2nd Battalion, 65th Infantry RegimentCommand and General Staff College (CGSC)Armed Forces Staff College1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment
Army War College1st Infantry Division2nd Armored Division9th Infantry Division
US Army Forces Command (FORSCOM)/III Corps (3rd Corps)US Army Forces Command (FORSCOM)
  1952-1953, 1542, 2nd Battalion, 65th Infantry Regiment/E Company
  1959-1960, 0006, Command and General Staff College (CGSC)
  1965-1965, 0006, Armed Forces Staff College
  1967-1968, 1542, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment
  1969-1969, 0006, Army War College
  1970-1971, 2517, Command and General Staff College (CGSC)
  1976-1976, 1560, 1st Infantry Division
  1976-1977, 00G2, 2nd Armored Division
  1977-1980, 00G3, 9th Infantry Division
  1980-1982, 00GC, US Army Forces Command (FORSCOM)/III Corps (3rd Corps)
  1982-1984, 00G5, US Army Forces Command (FORSCOM)
 Colleges Attended 
Texas Tech University
  1948-1951, Texas Tech University
 Basic Combat Training
  1951, Fort Benning (Infantry Officer Candidate School), A/1
 Combat and Operations History
  1950-1953 Korean War/Wonsan & Hamhung Middle Defense
  1952-1952 Korean War/Battle of Hill Eerie
  1952-1952 Korean War/Outpost Kelly
  1957-1984 Cold War (1945-1989)
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive, Phase III Campaign 1 June 1967 to 29 January 1968 VSM Streamer
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign 30 January to 1 April 1968 VSM Streamer
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign 2 April to 30 June 1968 VSM Streamer
 Military Association Memberships
United States Army Ranger Association
  2011, United States Army Ranger Association - Assoc. Page
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