Mudge, Vern, MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1946-1946, 00G1, Department of the Army (DA)
Service Years
1920 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


Major General

Six Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
South Dakota
South Dakota
Year of Birth
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Home Town
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Last Address
San Diego, CA

Date of Passing
Jan 29, 1957
Location of Interment
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US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

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Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
MG Mudge was commissioned as a 2LT of Cavalry in June 1920.

He commanded the 1st Cavalry Division from Aug 1944 until he was severely wounded by a Japanese hand grenade on Feb 28, 1945.

He retired on Nov 30, 1946.

He was the Director of the US Senate Armed Services Committee Staff from Nov 1946 - July 1955.
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 Unit Assignments
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident CourseArmy War College (Staff)1st Cavalry Division5th Brigade (Provisional), 1st Cavalry Division
2nd Armored BCT, 1st Cavalry DivisionDepartment of the Army (DA)
  1934-1935, 0006, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1939-1940, 0006, Army War College (Staff)
  1941-1942, 2010, 1st Cavalry Division/HHC
  1942-1943, 1210, 5th Brigade (Provisional), 1st Cavalry Division
  1943-1944, 00GC, 2nd Armored BCT, 1st Cavalry Division
  1944-1945, 00GC, 1st Cavalry Division/HHC
  1946-1946, 00G1, Department of the Army (DA)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1941-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1916-1920, United States Military Academy
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