Karlstad, Charles, BG

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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
2010-Chief of Staff
Primary Unit
1945-1946, 00GD, 4th Service Command, Army Service Forces
Service Years
1917 - 1953
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Brigadier General

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Home State
South Dakota
South Dakota
Year of Birth
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Cold War Veteran

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Last Known Activity
He was given a direct appointment as Captain of Infantry in the Officer Reserve Corps (ORC)and then immediately came on active duty in August 1917.

He retired on July 31, 1953.

BG Karlstad passed away in 1960. 
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Infantry Officer Advanced CourseCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) CourseArmy War College (Staff)United States Department of War
62nd Infantry 14th Armored DivisionXXII Corps4th Service Command, Army Service Forces
  1922-1923, 6, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1932-1933, 6, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1935-1936, 6, Army War College (Staff)
  1938-1940, 2520, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1940-1942, 2025, United States Department of War
  1942-1943, 1542, 62nd Infantry
  1944-1945, 1210, 14th Armored Division
  1945-1945, XXII Corps
  1945-1946, 00GD, 4th Service Command, Army Service Forces
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
 Colleges Attended 
South Dakota State University
  1913-1917, South Dakota State University
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