McCabe, Edward, COL

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Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
1193-Field Artillery Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Field Artillery (Officer)
Primary Unit
1943-1946, 2500, United States Department of War
Service Years
1900 - 1946
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Cold War Certificate

Field Artillery


Four Overseas Service Bars

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

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Artillery Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran

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COL McCabe was commissioned in the Infantry in September 1900.

He served in Infantry, Cavalry and Field Artillery assignments.

He was Military Attache to Czeckoslovakia in 1920 - 1922 and to Italy 1924 - 1926.

He was the US Army General Staff G2 from July 1937 - July 1940.

COL McCabe retired in July 1940.  

He was recalled to active duty and served May 1943 - June 1946.


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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne SchoolDefense Attache Office (USDAO), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)U.S. ArmyHQ, US Army Cadet Command
VI CorpsArmy War College (Staff)1st Battalion, 17th Field ArtilleryDepartment of the Army (DA)
United States Department of War
  1905-1906, 6, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
  1920-1922, 9303, Defense Attache Office (USDAO), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
  1923-1924, 6, Field Artillery Officers' Advance Course
  1924-1926, 9303, Defense Attache Office (USDAO), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
  1926-1929, 2517, HQ, US Army Cadet Command
  1929-1931, 2010, VI Corps
  1930-1931, 6, Army War College (Staff)
  1933-1936, 1193, 1st Battalion, 17th Field Artillery
  1937-1940, 9300, DA G2
  1943-1946, 2500, United States Department of War
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1911-1919 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
 Colleges Attended 
University of Virginia
  1896-1900, University of Virginia
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