Dolvin, Welborn Griffin, LTG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant General
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1210-Armored Combat Command Commander
Last MOS Group
Armor (Officer)
Primary Unit
1972-1975, IX Corps
Service Years
1939 - 1975


Lieutenant General

Eight Overseas Service Bars

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Contact Info
Home Town
Siloam, Georgia
Last Address
Stevensville, Virginia

Date of Passing
May 17, 1991
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 1

 Official Badges 

US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

Armor Shoulder Cord

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
Other Comments:
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Parachutist (Basic)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
3rd Battalion, 67th Armor756th Heavy Tank Battalion191st Tank BattalionInfantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course89th Tank Battalion25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM), US Army Materiel Command (AMC)
Army War College (Staff)4th Armored DivisionAllied Forces Central Europe (LANDCENT)U.S. Army
3rd Armored DivisionCentral Army Group (CENTAG)Military Assistance Command Vietnam MACVXXIV Corps
IX Corps
  1939-1941, 1203, HHC, 3rd Battalion, 67th Armor
  1941-1942, 1210, 756th Heavy Tank Battalion
  1944-1946, HHC, 191st Tank Battalion
  1946-1949, Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA
  1949-1950, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1950-1951, 89th Tank Battalion
  1951-1951, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1951-1953, Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM), US Army Materiel Command (AMC)
  1953-1954, Army War College (Staff)
  1956-1959, Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM), US Army Materiel Command (AMC)
  1959-1961, 4th Armored Division
  1961-1963, Allied Forces Central Europe (LANDCENT)
  1963-1966, Tank Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center (TARDEC)
  1966-1968, 3rd Armored Division
  1968-1970, Central Army Group (CENTAG)
  1970-1971, HHC, Military Assistance Command Vietnam MACV
  1971-1972, XXIV Corps
  1972-1975, IX Corps
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1950-1953 Korean War
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1935-1939, United States Military Academy
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