Cook, Gilbert, MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1946-1948, 00G3, Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army
Service Years
1912 - 1948
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


Major General

Five Overseas Service Bars

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Home Town
Last Address
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Date of Passing
Sep 19, 1963
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
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 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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Other Comments:
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Battalion, 18th Infantry 27th Infantry Army GarrisonsU.S. Army
58th Infantry RegimentInfantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA8th Infantry RegimentUSAG Fort McPherson, GA
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) CourseHQ, US Army Cadet CommandUS Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KYArmy War College (Staff)
United States Department of War1st Battalion, 12th Infantry 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
104th Infantry Division (Timber Wolves)XII CorpsArmy Ground ForcesOffice of the Chief of Staff of the Army
  1912-1915, HHC, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry
  1915-1916, 27th Infantry
  1916-1917, USAG Fort Benjamin Harrison
  1917-1918, Jefferson Barracks Military Post, MO
  1918-1919, 58th Infantry Regiment
  1919-1921, Headquarters, US Army Infantry School
  1921-1923, 8th Infantry Regiment
  1923-1924, USAG Fort McPherson, GA
  1924-1925, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1925-1926, HQ, US Army Cadet Command
  1926-1930, Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA
  1930-1931, US Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
  1931-1932, Army War College (Staff)
  1932-1936, United States Department of War
  1936-1938, HHC, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry
  1938-1941, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1941-1942, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment
  1942-1942, 00GD, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1942-1943, 00GC, 104th Infantry Division (Timber Wolves)
  1943-1944, 00GC, XII Corps
  1944-1946, 00G3, Army Ground Forces
  1946-1948, 00G3, Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1918-1923 Occupation of Germany, 1919 to 1923
  1941-1941 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Attack on Pearl Harbor 7 December 1941
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1908-1912, United States Military Academy
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