Canine, Ralph, LTG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant General
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1953-1957, 00GC, National Security Agency (NSA)
Service Years
1917 - 1957
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Field Artillery

Lieutenant General

Six Overseas Service Bars

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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Washington, D.C.

Date of Passing
Mar 08, 1969
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
LTG Canine was the first Director of the National Security Agency.
He led the NSA from March 1953 thru April 1957.

He had almost 40 years of active service (1917 - 1957).  
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   1937-1938, 0006, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course

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August / 1937
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June / 1938
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course Unit Page
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Fort Leavenworth
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Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
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Last Updated: Jul 23, 2018
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Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course

White, Miller, MG, (1917-1955) IM 0006 Lieutenant Colonel
Back, George, MG, (1917-1955) IM 0006 Major
Black, Frederick, BG, (1917-1950) IM 0006 Major
Blackmore, Philip Guillou, BG, (1911-1950) IM 0006 Major
Bullene, Egbert, MG, (1917-1954) IM 0006 Major
Chapman, Elbridge, MG, (1917-1946) IM 0006 Major
Eyster, George, BG, (1917-1950) IM 0006 Major
Fox, Alonzo, LTG, (1917-1957) IM 0006 Major
Haynes, Loyal, BG, (1917-1954) IM 0006 Major
Holdrigde, Herbert, BG, (1917-1944) IM 0006 Major
Hutchings, Henry, BG, (1908-1949) IM 0006 Major
Hyssong, Clyde, MG, (1916-1949) IM 0006 Major
Keiser, Laurence, MG, (1917-1952) IM 0006 Major
Lauer, Walter, MG, (1917-1946) IM 0006 Major
Stoner, Frank, MG, (1914-1948) IM 0006 Major
Townsend, James, BG, (1911-1946) IM 0006 Major
Williams, Samuel, LTG, (1917-1960) IM 0006 Major
Arrowsmith, John, BG, (1918-1953) IM 0006 Captain
Barrett, Charles, BG, (1922-1963) IM 0006 Captain
Cannon, Robert, LTG, (1925-1961) IM 0006 Captain
Gaither, Ridgely, LTG, (1924-1962) IM 0006 Captain
Gard, Robert, MG, (1918-1959) IM 0006 Captain
Hickey, Thomas, LTG, (1917-1958) IM 0006 Captain
Hinds, John, MG, (1918-1956) IM 0006 Captain
Hinds, Sidney, BG, (1920-1947) IM 0006 Captain
Hodes, Henry, GEN, (1920-1959) IM 0006 Captain
Holly, Joseph, BG, (1918-1951) IM 0006 Captain
Holman, Jonathan, MG, (1918-1956) IM 0006 Captain
Honnen, George, MG, (1917-1957) IM 0006 Captain
Howard, Edwin, BG, (1923-1954) IM 0006 Captain
Moore, James, GEN, (1924-1963) IM 0006 Captain
Muller, Walter, MG, (1918-1956) IM 0006 Captain
Nelson, Otto, MG, (1924-1946) IM 0006 Captain
Stewart, LeRoy, BG, (1922-1951) IM 0006 Captain
Taylor, George, BG, (1922-1946) IM 0006 Captain
Timothy, Patrick, BG, (1918-1946) IM 0006 Captain
Townsley, Jr., Clarence, BG, (1918-1953) IM 0006 Captain
Williams, Edward, LTG, (1920-1961) IM 0006 Captain
Lang, John, BG, (1907-1946) IM 2520 Colonel
Anderson, John, MG, (1914-1946) IM 2520 Lieutenant Colonel
Lawrence, Thompson, MG, (1907-1946) IM 2520 Lieutenant Colonel
Milburn, Frank, MG, (1914-1952) IM 2520 Lieutenant Colonel
Mueller, Paul John, MG, (1915-1956) IM 2520 Lieutenant Colonel
Thompson, John B., BG, (1914-1946) IM 2622 Lieutenant Colonel
Brooks, Edward, LTG, (1917-1953) IM 2520 Major
Karlstad, Charles, BG, (1917-1953) IM 2520 Major
Haney, Harold, BG, (1911-1953) IN 11A Major
Harris, Charles, BG, (1917-1953) AD 14A Major
Harrison, Eugene, BG, (1918-1953) CV 12C Captain
Hayden, Frederic, BG, (1920-1955) FA 13A Captain
Gilbreath, Frederick, MG, (1911-1946) 2011 Lieutenant Colonel
McFarland, Andrew, BG, (1915-1947) IN Colonel
Johns, Dwight, BG, (1916-1949) EN Lieutenant Colonel
Johns, Dwight, BG, (1916-1949) EN Lieutenant Colonel
Meyer, George, MG, (1911-1946) CAC Lieutenant Colonel
Grogan, Stanley, COL, (1917-1951) IN Major
Jenkins, Reuben, LTG, (1917-1954) IN Major
Keiser, Laurence, MG, (1917-1953) IN Major
Kingman, Allen, BG, (1916-1953) IN Major

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