Howard, Edwin, BG

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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
9301-Tactical Intelligence Staff Officer (G2 S2)
Last MOS Group
Military Intelligence (Officer)
Primary Unit
1951-1954, 9300, Allied Forces Central Europe (LANDCENT)
Service Years
1923 - 1954
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


Brigadier General

Six Overseas Service Bars

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Last Address
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Date of Passing
Jan 29, 1993
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
Upon retirement from the US Army, he served as the Assistant Commissioner of the Immigration and Naturalization ServIce (INS), April 1956 - Sep 1961. 
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
ROTC Virginia Military Institute (Cadre), HQ, US Army Cadet CommandHawaiian DivisionInfantry Officer Advanced CourseArmor Officers' Advanced Course
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course1st Battalion, 15th Infantry United States Department of WarArmy Ground Forces
XI Corps5th Army (Fifth Army)US Forces Austria (USFA)National War College
1st Battalion, 23rd InfantryUS Army Forces Command (FORSCOM)Allied Forces Central Europe (LANDCENT)
  1929-1932, 2520, ROTC Virginia Military Institute (Cadre), HQ, US Army Cadet Command
  1933-1935, Hawaiian Division
  1935-1936, 6, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1936-1937, 6, Armor Officers' Advanced Course
  1937-1948, 6, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1938-1941, 9301, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry
  1941-1942, 2011, United States Department of War
  1942-1942, 2025, Army Ground Forces
  1942-1942, 9301, XI Corps
  1942-1945, 9300, 5th Army (Fifth Army)
  1945-1947, 9301, US Forces Austria (USFA)
  1945-1947, 9301, US Forces Austria (USFA)
  1947-1948, 6, National War College
  1948-1949, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry
  1949-1951, 9300, HQ Forces Command (FORSCOM)
  1951-1954, 9300, Allied Forces Central Europe (LANDCENT)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1945-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1919-1923, United States Military Academy
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