Ford, William, BG

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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1950-1954, 2025, US Continental Army Command (CONARC)
Service Years
1920 - 1954
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Field Artillery

Brigadier General

Two Overseas Service Bars

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Date of Passing
Nov 09, 1986
Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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 Ribbon Bar

Aviator Badge (Basic)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne SchoolCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) CourseUS Army Field Artillery Center and School (Staff)Field Artillery Center & School (Staff)
87th Infantry DivisionUS Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KYUS Forces Caribbean (USFC)US Continental Army Command (CONARC)
  1920-1921, 6, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
  1939-1940, 6, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1941-1941, 2520, US Army Field Artillery Center and School (Staff)
  1942-1944, 2025, Staff and Faculty Battalion, Fort Sill
  1944-1945, 00GC, 87th Infantry Division
  1945-1947, 2025, HHC, US Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
  1947-1950, 00GC, US Forces Caribbean (USFC)
  1950-1954, 2025, US Continental Army Command (CONARC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1916-1920, United States Military Academy
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