Canine, Ralph, LTG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant General
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1953-1957, 00GC, National Security Agency (NSA)
Service Years
1917 - 1957
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Field Artillery

Lieutenant General



Six Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Indiana
Indiana
Year of Birth
1895
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Flora
Last Address
Washington, D.C.

Date of Passing
Mar 08, 1969
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
LTG Canine was the first Director of the National Security Agency.
He led the NSA from March 1953 thru April 1957.

He had almost 40 years of active service (1917 - 1957).  
   
Other Comments:
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 Unit Assignments
U.S. ArmyCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident CourseXII CorpsV Corps
1st Infantry DivisionNational Security Agency (NSA)
  1917-1918, American Expeditionary Force
  1924-1925, 0006, Field Artillery Officers' Advance Course
  1937-1938, 0006, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1942-1945, 2010, XII Corps
  1946-1947, 2010, V Corps
  1947-1949, 00GC, 1st Infantry Division
  1953-1957, 00GC, National Security Agency (NSA)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1918-1923 Occupation of Germany, 1919 to 1923
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1945-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
 Colleges Attended 
Northwestern University
  1913-1917, Northwestern University
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