Ridgway, Matthew Bunker, GEN

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Last Rank
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1953-1955, 2010, Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army
Service Years
1917 - 1955

Six Overseas Service Bars

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Home Town
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Last Address
Fox Chapel, PA

Date of Passing
Jul 26, 1993
Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification Belgian Fourragere Meritorious Unit Commendation 1944-1961 French Fourragere

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Basic Parachutist (1 Combat Jump)

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1917, Basic Infantry Officer Course (Fort Benning, GA), A
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Philippine DepartmentCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) CourseVI Corps
Army War College (Staff)Second Army (2nd Army)Fourth (4th) ArmyDepartment of the Army (DA)
82nd Airborne DivisionXVIII Airborne Corps (18th Corps)United Nations Command (UNC)Caribbean Defense Command
8th ArmyUnited States Forces Korea (USFK)Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE)Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army
  1923-1926, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry
  1927-1930, Philippine Department
  1934-1935, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1935-1936, VI Corps
  1936-1937, Army War College (Staff)
  1937-1938, Second Army (2nd Army)
  1938-1939, Fourth (4th) Army
  1939-1942, Department of the Army (DA)
  1942-1944, 00GC, HHC, 82nd Airborne Division
  1944-1945, 00GC, XVIII Airborne Corps (18th Corps)
  1946-1948, 00G3, United Nations Command (UNC)
  1948-1949, 00GC, Caribbean Defense Command
  1949-1950, 00G1, Department of the Army (DA)
  1950-1951, 00GC, 8th Army
  1951-1952, 00GC, United States Forces Korea (USFK)
  1952-1953, 00GC, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE)
  1953-1955, 2010, Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Sicily Campaign (1943)
  1944-1944 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Normandy Campaign (1944)/Operation Overlord/D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune
  1944-1944 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Operation Market Garden
  1944-1945 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of the Bulge
  1945-1945 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Central Europe Campaign (1945)/Operation Plunder
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1913-1917, United States Military Academy
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