Dunaway, George (Soldier's So, SMA

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Sergeant Major Of The Army
Last Service Branch
Sergeant Major of the Army
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00Z-Command Sergeant Major AG
Last MOS Group
Adjutant General (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1970, Department of the Army (DA)
Service Years
1943 - 1970
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Cold War Certificate

Sergeant Major Of The Army

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Four Overseas Service Bars

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by SFC Ken Logue-Deceased to remember Dunaway, George (Soldier's So (2nd SMA), SMA.

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Las Vegas, Nevada

Date of Passing
Feb 06, 2008
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Interred at Arlington National Cemetery on March 19, 2008

He was instrumental in the introduction of the non-commissioned officer education system, a three tiered system to train NCO's in basic, advanced and senior courses ensuring Soldiers would receive the best leadership possible. 

He was responsible for the establishment of the Sergeants Major Academy at Fort Bliss, Texas.
Other Comments:
Letter from CSM Dunaway to 5th SFG 1967

There are plenty of small-minded men who, in time of peace, excel in detail, are inexorable in matters of equipment and drill, and perpetually interfere with the work of their subordinates.
They thus acquire an unmerited reputation, and render the service a burden, but they above all do mischief in preventing development of individuality, and in retarding the advancement of independent and capable spirits.
When war arises the small minds, worn out by attention to trifles, are incapable of effort, and fail miserably. So goes the world.
Archduke Albert, Fieldmarshall, Austria

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   1945-1945, 745, 517th Parachute Infantry Regiment

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He was a Platoon Sergeant in France returning to Fort Benning in December 1945.

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17 Members Also There at Same Time
517th Parachute Infantry Regiment

Dallas, Frank J., LTC, (1942-1970) IN 745 Staff Sergeant
Grange, David E., Jr., LTG, (1943-1984) IN 745 Private First Class
Huntley, Thurman, PFC, (1944-1946) IN 745 Private First Class
Ruddy, Francis J, CSM, (1943-1975) IN 745 Private First Class
Wing, Albert, COL, (1941-1972) IN 1542 Captain
Carter, Sherwood, Sr., LTC, (1942-1967) IN 1542 First Lieutenant
Zais, Melvin, GEN, (1937-1973) Lieutenant Colonel
Davol, Rupert Sergeant
Rogers, Milton David, S/Sgt, (1942-1945) Staff Sergeant
Washburn, Lark L, Cpl, (1942-1945) Corporal
Ballinger, George Ruddy, Pvt, (1942-1945) Private
Burnham, Owen Wallace, Pvt, (1942-1945) Private
1st Battalion, 517th Parachute Infantry Regiment

Lippman, Gordon Joseph, LTC, (1943-1965) IN 605 Technical Sergeant
Lippman, Gordon Joseph, LTC, (1943-1965) IN 1542 Second Lieutenant
Didominzio, Vincent Master Sergeant
2nd Battalion, 517th Parachute Infantry Regiment

Seitz, Richard Joe, LTG, (1939-1975) IN 1542 Lieutenant Colonel
B Company

Meidhof, Herbert, S/Sgt, (1942-1945) IN 745 Sergeant
Biddle, Melvin Earl, PFC, (1943-1945) IN 745 Private First Class

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