Blanchard, George Samuel, GEN

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
General
Last Service Branch
Infantry
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

Infantry

General



Four Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 

38 kb

Home State
District Of Columbia
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Washington
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
May 03, 2006
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
SECTION 30 SITE 938-C

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Army Staff Identification Joint Chiefs of Staff


 Unofficial Badges 






 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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 Ribbon Bar

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

 
 Unit Assignments
70th Infantry Division78th Infantry DivisionOffice of Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)/Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)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, Office of Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)/Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
  1953-1955, 2715, Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA
  1955-1957, MAAG Taiwan
  1959-1961, 1542, 82nd Airborne Division/HHC
  1962-1965, 2162, I Corps/G-3
  1966-1968, 00GD, 1st Cavalry Division/HHC
  1970-1972, 00GC, 82nd Airborne Division/HHC
  1973-1975, 00GC, Special Troops Battalion, VII Corps/HHC
  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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