Sutherland, Richard, LTG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant General
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
2010-Chief of Staff
Primary Unit
1942-1945, 2010, US Army Forces, Pacific Ocean Areas
Service Years
1916 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


Lieutenant General

Nine Overseas Service Bars

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by LTC Bob Thompson to remember Sutherland, Richard, LTG USA(Ret).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Jun 25, 1966
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 30

 Official Badges 

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

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
LTG Sutherland was GEN MacArthur's Chief of Staff throughout WW2.

He was evacuated from Corregidor with GEN MacArthur.
Other Comments:
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
U.S. ArmyInfantry Officer Advanced CourseHQ, US Army Cadet CommandCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
Army War College (Staff)United States Department of War1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Philippine Department
US Army Forces, Pacific Ocean Areas
  1917-1919, American Expeditionary Force
  1920-1923, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1923-1927, ROTC Shattuck-St. Mary's School (Cadre), HQ, US Army Cadet Command
  1927-1928, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1932-1933, Army War College (Staff)
  1933-1937, United States Department of War
  1937-1938, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry
  1938-1941, 2010, Philippine Department
  1942-1945, 2010, US Army Forces, Pacific Ocean Areas
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1911-1919 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1942 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)
  1941-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater
 Colleges Attended 
Yale University
  1912-1916, Yale University
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