DeShazo, Thomas, MG

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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
1958-1960, 00GC, 3rd Army
Service Years
1917 - 1960
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Field Artillery

Major General



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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1901
 
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US Army Retired (Pre-2007) World War I Victory Button


 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
MG DeShazo served in WWI, WW2 and the Korean War.

He was Commandant of the US Army Field Artillery School 1956 - 1958.

He retired in May 1960.

   
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 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 117th Field ArtilleryU.S. ArmyCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course1st Division (Big Red One)
2nd Infantry Division ArtilleryUS Army Field Artillery Center and School (Staff)3rd Army
  1917-1919, 1st Battalion, 117th Field Artillery
  1931-1932, 0006, Field Artillery Officers' Advance Course
  1940-1941, 0006, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1941-1944, 1193, 1st Field Artillery Brigade/6th Field Artillery (155's)
  1950-1951, 1193, 2nd Infantry Division Artillery
  1956-1958, 2500, US Army Field Artillery Center and School (Staff)
  1958-1960, 00GC, 3rd Army
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1922-1926, United States Military Academy
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