Allen, Leven, MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
2010-Chief of Staff
Primary Unit
1950-1951, 2010, 8th Army
Service Years
1916 - 1951
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Major General

Six Overseas Service Bars

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Army Staff Identification Wound Chevron (1917-1932) Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

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Cold War Veteran

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MG Allen was the Chief of Staff for the fake1st Army Group in Great Britain from 1943 - July 1944.
He then became the 12th Army Group Chief of Staff in the ETO.
He was also the 8th Army Chief of Staff in Japan and Korea in 1950 - 1951. 

MG Allen passed away in 1979.
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
U.S. ArmyInfantry Officer Advanced CourseCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) CourseArmy War College (Staff)
United States Department of WarInfantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA1st Army Group12th Army Group
Department of the Army (DA)8th Army
  1917-1918, American Expeditionary Force
  1928-1929, 6, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1930-1931, 6, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1934-1935, 6, Army War College (Staff)
  1940-1942, 2025, United States Department of War
  1942-1943, 2500, Headquarters, US Army Infantry School
  1943-1944, 2010, 1st Army Group
  1944-1945, 2010, 12th Army Group
  1946-1947, 2025, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel (ODCSPER)
  1950-1951, 2010, 8th Army
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1945-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
  1950-1953 Korean War
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