Parks, Floyd, LTG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant General
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1953-1956, 00GC, Second Army, Fort Gillem, GA
Service Years
1918 - 1956
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Infantry

Lieutenant General



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Kentucky
Kentucky
Year of Birth
1896
 
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Home Town
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Last Address
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Date of Passing
Mar 10, 1959
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
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Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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Other Comments:
Elected to the US army Public Affairs Hall of Fame, Class of 2000 with the recognition as "the father of modern Army public affairs".
   

 Ribbon Bar

Airborne Glider Badge

 
 Unit Assignments
U.S. Army1st Battalion, 121st Infantry RegimentAirborne SchoolInfantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident CourseOffice of the Chief of Staff of the ArmyArmy War College (Staff)2nd Armored Division
United States Department of WarArmy Ground Forces69th Infantry Division1st Allied Airborne Army
Department of the Army (DA)US Army Pacific (USARPAC)Second Army, Fort Gillem, GA
  1918-1923, 333rd Tank Battalion/A Troop
  1927-1928, 1st Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment/A Company
  1928-1932, Airborne School
  1932-1933, Headquarters, US Army Infantry School
  1934-1935, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1935-1937, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1937-1939, Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army
  1939-1940, Army War College (Staff)
  1940-1941, 2nd Armored Division
  1941-1942, United States Department of War
  1942-1943, 2010, Army Ground Forces
  1943-1944, 00GD, 69th Infantry Division
  1944-1945, 2010, 1st Allied Airborne Army
  1945-1945, 00GC, 1st Allied Airborne Army
  1945-1948, 5505, Department of the Army (DA)
  1948-1949, 00GD, US Army Pacific (USARPAC)
  1949-1953, 5505, Department of the Army (DA)
  1953-1956, 00GC, Second Army, Fort Gillem, GA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1944-1944 Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Operation Market Garden
 Colleges Attended 
Clemson UniversityYale University
  1914-1918, Clemson University
  1923-1924, Yale University
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