Lynde, Nelson, Jr., MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Ordnance Corps
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1958-1964, 00GC, USAG Rock Island Arsenal (RIA), IL
Service Years
1929 - 1964
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Ordnance Corps

Major General

Seven Overseas Service Bars

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Date of Passing
May 13, 1993
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 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

Ordnance Shoulder Cord

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Member of the Ordnance Corps Hall of Fame.

Served eight years in the Infantry, then transferred to OD.

Established US Army doctrine and field operating procedures for tank automotive maintenance.
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Infantry Officer Advanced CourseUS Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KYHQ, 7th ArmyFirst Army (1st Army)
15th ArmyFort Knox, KYCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) CourseOrdnance Units
Tank-Automotive & Armaments Command (TACOM), US Army Materiel Command (AMC)USAG Rock Island Arsenal (RIA), IL
  1935-1936, 6, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1936-1939, HHC, US Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
  1942-1943, 4011, HQ, 7th Army
  1943-1944, 4011, First Army (1st Army)
  1944-1945, 4011, 15th Army
  1947-1949, 4011, The Armored Force School (Staff) Fort Knox KY
  1949-1950, 6, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1953-1955, 2624, 226th Ordnance Group
  1955-1958, 00GC, Tank-Automotive & Armaments Command (TACOM), US Army Materiel Command (AMC)
  1958-1964, 00GC, USAG Rock Island Arsenal (RIA), IL
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1950-1953 Korean War
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1925-1929, United States Military Academy
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