Porter, Ray, MG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1951-1953, 00GC, 101st Airborne Division
Service Years
1917 - 1953
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Infantry

Major General



Three Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Arkansas
Arkansas
Year of Birth
1891
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Fordyce, AR
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Aug 10, 1963
 
Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Wound Chevron (1917-1932) Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)




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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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 Unit Assignments
2nd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment1st Battalion, 19th Infantry RegimentInfantry Officer Advanced CourseCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
Army War College (Staff)United States Department of War75th Infantry DivisionUnited States Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM)
101st Airborne Division
  1917-1918, 2nd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment
  1928-1931, HHC, 1st Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment
  1931-1932, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1934-1935, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1936-1936, Army War College (Staff)
  1937-1940, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1943-1944, 2162, United States Department of War
  1944-1945, 00GC, 75th Infantry Division
  1945-1948, 2615, United States Department of War
  1948-1951, 00GC, United States Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM)
  1951-1953, 00GC, 101st Airborne Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1942 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Algeria-French Morocco Campaign (1942)
  1942-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Tunisia Campaign (1942-43)
 Colleges Attended 
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  1908-1912, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
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