Wood, John, MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1945-1946, 00GC, US Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
Service Years
1912 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Field Artillery

Major General

Five Overseas Service Bars

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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Reno, Nevada

Date of Passing
Jul 02, 1966
Location of Interment
U.S. Military Academy West Point Post Cemetery - West Point, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Served as Chief of Mission for the International Refugee Organization in Austria (1947 - 1952).

Chief of Mission for the United Nations Reconstruction Administration in Japan, Korea and Geneva (1952 - 1953).

Civil Defense Director for Reno, Nevada (1957 - 1958).
Other Comments:
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 Unit Assignments
3rd Infantry DivisionCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident CourseUS Army Cadet Command80th Field Artillery Regiment
3rd Army5th Armored Division4th Armored DivisionUS Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
  1917-1918, 3rd Infantry Division
  1923-1924, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1932-1937, US Army Cadet Command
  1937-1939, 3rd Battalion, 80th Field Artillery Regiment
  1939-1940, 3rd Army
  1941-1942, 00GC, 5th Armored Division
  1942-1944, 4th Armored Division
  1945-1946, 00GC, US Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
 Colleges Attended 
University of Arkansas at MonticelloUnited States Military Academy
  1903-1907, University of Arkansas at Monticello
  1908-1912, United States Military Academy
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