Lanham, Charles, 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
1954-1954, 00GD, Armed Forces Staff College (Staff)
Service Years
1924 - 1954
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


Major General

Two Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
District Of Columbia
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Washington, D.C.
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Jul 20, 1978
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 4

 Official Badges 

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

 Unofficial Badges 

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
Other Comments:
Not Specified

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
Infantry Officer Advanced CourseCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident CourseUnited States Department of WarArmy Ground Forces
U.S. Army1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment26th Infantry DivisionDepartment of the Army (DA)
Office of the Chief of Staff of the ArmyDepartment of Defense (DOD)Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE)1st Infantry Division
Armed Forces Staff College (Staff)
  1931-1932, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1938-1939, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1940-1941, United States Department of War
  1942-1943, 8530, Army Ground Forces
  1943-1944, 1542, 1st Battalion, 272nd Infantry
  1944-1945, 1542, 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment
  1945-1945, 00GD, 26th Infantry Division
  1945-1948, 00G5, Department of the Army (DA)
  1948-1949, 00G5, Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army
  1949-1950, 00G1, Office of Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)
  1950-1953, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE)
  1953-1954, 00GC, 1st Infantry Division
  1954-1954, 00GD, Armed Forces Staff College (Staff)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1945-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1920-1924, United States Military Academy
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