Patton, George Smith, IV, MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Last MOS Group
Armor (Officer)
Primary Unit
1976-1980, HHC, Special Troops Battalion, VII Corps
Service Years
1946 - 1980


Major General

Seven Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Patton, George Smith, IV, MG USA(Ret).
Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
South Hamilton, MA

Date of Passing
Jun 27, 2004
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 34, Lot 784

 Official Badges 

11th Armored Cavalry Regiment 1st Armored Division 1st Infantry Division 2nd Armored Division

40th Infantry Division U.S. Army Vietnam VII Corps US Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV)

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

 Unofficial Badges 

Armor Shoulder Cord Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
Other Comments:
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 Ribbon Bar

Aviation Badge (Basic)
Parachutist (Basic)
Vietnam - Jump Wings

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA1st Infantry DivisionUS Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY40th Infantry Division
Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne SchoolMilitary Assistance Command Vietnam MACV2nd Battalion, 81st Armored Regiment1st Armored Division
US Army Vietnam (USARV)11th Armored Cavalry Regiment2nd Armored DivisionSpecial Troops Battalion, VII Corps
  1946-1947, 6, Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA
  1947-1951, 1542, 1st Infantry Division
  1951-1952, 6, US Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
  1952-1953, 6, US Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
  1953-1954, 1210, 40th Infantry Division
  1954-1957, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
  1962-1963, HHC, Military Assistance Command Vietnam MACV
  1965-1965, 2nd Battalion, 81st Armored Regiment
  1965-1965, 1st Armored Division
  1968-1969, 2162, US Army Vietnam (USARV)
  1968-1975, HHT, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
  1975-1976, 12A, 2nd Armored Division
  1976-1980, HHC, Special Troops Battalion, VII Corps
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1948-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
  1953-1953 Korean War
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military AcademyCommand and General Staff CollegeArmed Forces Staff CollegeArmy War College
  1942-1946, United States Military Academy
  1957-1958, Command and General Staff College
  1961-1962, Armed Forces Staff College
  1964-1965, Army War College
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