Hester, John, 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
1941-1943, 00GC, 43rd Infantry Division
Service Years
1908 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


Major General

Two Overseas Service Bars

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Date of Passing
Feb 11, 1976
Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Infantry Officer Advanced CourseCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) CourseArmy War College (Staff)HQ, US Army Cadet Command
1st Battalion, 65th Infantry RegimentUnited States Department of WarU.S. Army43rd Infantry Division
  1920-1921, 6, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1922-1923, 6, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1926-1927, 6, Army War College (Staff)
  1929-1933, 2517, ROTC University of Minnesota (Cadre), HQ, US Army Cadet Command
  1933-1935, HHC, 1st Battalion, 65th Infantry Regiment
  1936-1939, 2162, United States Department of War
  1940-1941, 00GD, HQ, US Army Cadet Command
  1941-1941, 00GC, Advanced Heavy Weapons Training Course
  1941-1943, 00GC, 43rd Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1943-1944 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1904-1908, United States Military Academy
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