Newman, Aubrey (Red), MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
2010-Chief of Staff
Primary Unit
1958-1960, 2010, US Continental Army Command (CONARC)
Service Years
1925 - 1960
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


Major General

Four Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
South Carolina
South Carolina
Year of Birth
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Infantry Shoulder Cord Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Author of the "Front and Center" articles published in Army Magazine from 1966 - 1988.

Authored three books on Leadership and the book, What Generals Are Made Of.  
Pictured on the "Army in Action" battle print "Follow Me" depicting him leading his 34th Infantry Regiment onto the Leyte Beach in WW2.

As a US Army Lieutenant, he competed in the 1928 Olympics and finished 16th in the Pentathlon.

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion (Cadre) 29th Infantry1st Battalion, 31st Infantry U.S. ArmyUS Army Pacific (USARPAC)/US Army Hawaii
3rd Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment1st Battalion, 19th Infantry 24th Infantry DivisionCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
1st Battalion, 34th InfantryDepartment of the Army (DA)National War College11th Airborne Division
1st Battalion, 511th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)Iceland Base Command505th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)82nd Airborne Division
US Army Europe (USAREUR)5th Infantry DivisionUS Continental Army Command (CONARC)
  1925-1929, 1st Battalion (Cadre) 29th Infantry
  1929-1930, 1st Battalion, 31st Infantry /HHC
  1930-1931, US Army Cavalry School
  1934-1935, US Army Pacific (USARPAC)/US Army Hawaii
  1935-1938, 3rd Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment
  1938-1939, HHC, 25th Tank Battalion, 14th Armored Division
  1939-1940, 1st Battalion, 19th Infantry /HHC
  1941-1942, 24th Infantry Division
  1942-1943, 0006, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1943-1944, 2010, 24th Infantry Division
  1944-1945, 1542, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry/HHC
  1946-1947, 9301, Department of the Army (DA)
  1947-1948, 0006, National War College
  1948-1950, 2010, 11th Airborne Division
  1950-1951, 1542, 1st Battalion, 511th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)
  1951-1952, 2010, Iceland Base Command
  1952-1952, 1542, 505th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)
  1952-1954, 00GD, 82nd Airborne Division/HHC
  1954-1955, 2260, US Army Europe (USAREUR)
  1955-1957, 00GD, 5th Infantry Division
  1958-1960, 2010, US Continental Army Command (CONARC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1943-1944 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
 Colleges Attended 
Clemson UniversityUnited States Military Academy
  1920-1921, Clemson University
  1921-1925, United States Military Academy
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