Blanchard, George Samuel, GEN

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
00G8-Army General Officer (G8)
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1976-1979, 00GC, HQ, 7th Army
Service Years
1944 - 1979



Four Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
District Of Columbia
Year of Birth
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Home Town
Last Address
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Date of Passing
May 03, 2006
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates

 Official Badges 

Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Staff Identification Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Additional Information
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Aviator Badge (Basic)
Master Parachutist

 Unit Assignments
70th Infantry Division78th Infantry DivisionJoint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), Office of Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA
MAAG Taiwan82nd Airborne DivisionI Corps1st Cavalry Division
Special Troops Battalion, VII CorpsHQ, 7th Army
  1944-1944, 1542, 70th Infantry Division
  1945-1945, 78th Infantry Division
  1950-1952, 2030, Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), Office of Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)
  1953-1955, 2715, Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA
  1955-1957, MAAG Taiwan
  1959-1961, 1542, HHC, 82nd Airborne Division
  1962-1965, 2162, G-3, I Corps
  1966-1968, 00GD, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division
  1970-1972, 00GC, HHC, 82nd Airborne Division
  1973-1975, 00GC, HHC, Special Troops Battalion, VII Corps
  1976-1979, 00GC, HQ, 7th Army
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
  1945-1945 Central Europe Campaign (1945)/Victory in Europe Day (VE Day - 8May45)
 Colleges Attended 
American UniversityUnited States Military AcademySyracuse University
  1938-1940, American University
  1941-1944, United States Military Academy1
  1948-1949, Syracuse University
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