Chamberlin, Stephen, LTG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant General
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1948-1951, 00GC, 5th Army (Fifth Army)
Service Years
1912 - 1951
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


Lieutenant General

Six Overseas Service Bars

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Contact Info
Home Town
Spring Hill
Last Address
Newport Beach, CA

Date of Passing
Oct 23, 1971
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 3, Site 1968

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Army Staff Identification Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007) Aide-de-Camp Aiguillette

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Served as GEN Mac Arthur's G-3 (Plans and Operations) in the Southwest Pacific Area from Jan 1942 - June 1946.

He planned several major WW2 combat operations, including: the Borneo, Philippines, and New Guinea campaigns.

Last assignment was Commanding General of 5th Army from 1948 to 1951.

One of only 12 US Army officers to be awarded the Navy DSM for outstanding service during WWI, while he was assigned to the New Jersey Port of Embarkation.
Other Comments:
Not Specified

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 Unit Assignments
16th Infantry1st Battalion, 8th Infantry 33rd Infantry Regiment1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry
ARNG, VirginiaUnited States Department of WarHawaiian DivisionHQ, US Army Cadet Command
US Army Forces, Pacific Ocean Areas Department of the Army (DA)5th Army (Fifth Army)
  1912-1915, HHC, 16th Infantry
  1915-1917, HHC, 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry
  1921-1922, HHC, 1st Battalion, 33rd Infantry
  1923-1924, HHC, 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry
  1925-1926, HHD, Virginia Army National Guard
  1926-1930, United States Department of War
  1930-1932, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry
  1933-1936, 2162, Hawaiian Division
  1936-1938, 2517, HQ, US Army Cadet Command
  1938-1942, 2025, United States Department of War
  1942-1946, 00G3, US Army Forces, Pacific Ocean Areas
  1946-1948, 9300, DA/Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence (ACSI) Office
  1948-1951, 00GC, 5th Army (Fifth Army)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military AcademyCommand and General Staff CollegeArmy War College
  1908-1912, United States Military Academy
  1924-1925, Command and General Staff College
  1932-1933, Army War College
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