Heard, Jack, MG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1943-1946, 2210, United States Department of War
Service Years
1910 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Cavalry

Major General


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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1887
 
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Home Town
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Last Address
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Date of Passing
Oct 25, 1976
 
Location of Interment
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery - San Antonio, Texas
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 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Commissioned in June 1910 as 2LT of Cavalry.
One of the first US Army Aviators; trained in 1917.
Branch detail to Aviation, June 1917 - May 1919.
Commanded Kelly Air Field, TX during WWI (1917 - 1919).
Transferred back to Cavalry in May 1919.
Retired in Sep 1946.


 
   
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 Ribbon Bar

Military Aviator Badge

 
 Unit Assignments
7th Cavalry Regiment14th Cavalry RegimentArmy Garrison, Joint Base San Antonio, TXU.S. Army
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident CourseArmy War College (Staff)Naval War CollegeIndustrial College of the Armed Forces (Staff)
United States Department of War1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st  Brigade (Horse) 7th Cavalry Brigade13th Cavalry Regiment
School Assignments - Staff5th Infantry Division
  1910-1914, 1620, RHHT, 7th Cavalry Regiment
  1914-1916, 1620, 14th Cavalry Regiment
  1917-1919, 1982, Army Garrison, Joint Base San Antonio, TX/Kelly Field Annex
  1922-1923, 0006, US Army Cavalry School
  1923-1924, 0006, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1930-1931, 0006, Army War College (Staff)
  1931-1932, 0006, Naval War College
  1933-1934, 0006, Industrial College of the Armed Forces (Staff)
  1934-1936, United States Department of War
  1937-1937, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade (Horse)
  1939-1939, 7th Cavalry Brigade
  1939-1940, 1204, 13th Cavalry Regiment
  1940-1941, 00GC, The Armored Force School (Staff) Fort Knox KY
  1941-1943, 00GC, 5th Infantry Division
  1943-1946, 2210, United States Department of War
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1899-1913 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
  1911-1919 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1906-1910, United States Military Academy
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