Van Deman, Ralph, 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
1929-1929, 00GC, HHC, 3rd Infantry Division
Service Years
1893 - 1929


Major General

Five Overseas Service Bars

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Date of Passing
Jan 22, 1952
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Army Staff Identification Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Member of the US Military Intelligence Hall of Fame.
Known as the "Father of American Military Intelligence".
Awarded Legion of Merit for service as Civilian Consultant to the Military Intelligence Division, War Department, 1940 - 1944.

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
HQ, US Army Medical Command (MEDCOM)United States Department of WarPhilippine Department2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry
Army War College (Staff)2nd Infantry DivisionU.S. Army1st Battalion, 31st Infantry
3rd Infantry Division
  1893-1894, 3100, HQ, US Army Medical Command (MEDCOM)
  1896-1899, 9301, United States Department of War
  1899-1902, 9301, Philippine Department
  1902-1904, 1542, HHC, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry
  1904-1905, 6, Army War College (Staff)
  1907-1910, 2025, United States Department of War
  1910-1912, 9301, Philippine Department
  1912-1915, 9310, 2nd Infantry Division
  1915-1918, 9668, United States Department of War
  1918-1919, 9668, American Expeditionary Force
  1920-1922, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 31st Infantry
  1929-1929, 00GC, HHC, 3rd Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1899-1913 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
  1917-1918 World War I
 Colleges Attended 
Harvard UniversityMiami University of Ohio
  1884-1888, Harvard University
  1891-1893, Miami University of Ohio
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