Canine, Ralph, LTG

Deceased
 
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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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Home State
Indiana
Indiana
Year of Birth
1895
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Flora
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).  
   
Other Comments:
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   1953-1957, 00GC, National Security Agency (NSA)

Lieutenant General
From Month/Year
March / 1953
To Month/Year
April / 1957
Unit
National Security Agency (NSA) Unit Page
Rank
Lieutenant General
MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Location
Fort Meade
Country/State
Maryland
 
 
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 National Security Agency (NSA) Details

National Security Agency (NSA)
Type
Command Element
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Parent Unit
Department of Defense (DOD)
Strength
Agency
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Nov 18, 2018
   
   
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1 Member Also There at Same Time
National Security Agency (NSA)

Boushell, Robert, S/Sgt, (1950-1953) MI 1807 Staff Sergeant

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