Keyes, Geoffrey, LTG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant General
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1951-1954, 00GC, Weapons Systems Evaluation Group (WSEG), Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
Service Years
1913 - 1954
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Cavalry

Lieutenant General



Six Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
New Mexico
New Mexico
Year of Birth
1888
 
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Last Address
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Date of Passing
Sep 17, 1967
 
Location of Interment
U.S. Military Academy West Point Post Cemetery - West Point, New York
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Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Post-2007)


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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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Other Comments:
LTG Keyes was also the USMA (West Point) Head Football Coach in 1917 with a 7-1 record.
   

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) CourseU.S. ArmyArmy War College (Staff)13th Cavalry Regiment
United States Department of War2nd Armored DivisionI Armored CorpsHQ, 7th Army
II Corps3rd ArmyWeapons Systems Evaluation Group (WSEG), Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
  1925-1926, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1933-1936, US Army Cavalry School
  1936-1937, Army War College (Staff)
  1938-1939, 13th Cavalry Regiment
  1939-1940, United States Department of War
  1940-1942, 2010, 2nd Armored Division
  1942-1943, 00GD, I Armored Corps
  1943-1943, 00GD, HQ, 7th Army
  1943-1945, 00GC, II Corps
  1945-1946, 00GC, HQ, 7th Army
  1946-1947, 00GC, 3rd Army
  1951-1954, 00GC, Weapons Systems Evaluation Group (WSEG), Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1943-1943 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Sicily Campaign (1943)
  1944-1945 WWII - European Theater of Operations/North Apennines Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1909-1913, United States Military Academy
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