Wehle, Philip, MG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1962-1965, 00GC, Army Garrison Military District of Washington (MDW)
Service Years
1930 - 1965
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Field Artillery

Major General



Five Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Connecticut
Connecticut
Year of Birth
1906
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Westport
Last Address
Washington, D.C.

Date of Passing
Sep 20, 1978
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 5 #7003

 Official Badges 

US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
MG Wehle was the Commanding General of the Military District of Washington (MDW) from 1962 - 1965.

As the MDW CG, he helped plan the state funerals for President Kennedy (November 1963), President Hoover (October 1964) and GEN MacArthur (April 1964).



   
Other Comments:
Not Specified
   

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Parachutist (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
HQ European Theater of Operations, United States Army (ETOUSA)US Army Pacific (USARPAC)Army War College (Staff)US Army Field Artillery Center and School (Staff)
State DepartmentArmy GarrisonsArmy Garrison Military District of Washington (MDW)
  1942-1944, 1193, HQ European Theater of Operations, United States Army (ETOUSA)
  1944-1946, 1193, US Army Pacific (USARPAC)
  1952-1953, 0006, Army War College (Staff)
  1956-1958, 2520, US Army Field Artillery Center and School (Staff)
  1958-1960, 9303, State Department
  1960-1962, 00GC, US Army Garrison Fort Polk, LA
  1962-1965, 00GC, Army Garrison Military District of Washington (MDW)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1941-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1945-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1926-1930, United States Military Academy
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