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:
Not Specified
   


US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
Start Year
1945
End Year
1950

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My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1945
To Year
1950
 
Last Updated:
Nov 26, 2016
   
Personal Memories
   
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  673 Also There at This Battle:
  • Angileri, Joseph, T/Sgt, (1942-1946)
  • Belhumeur, Julien, Sgt, (1940-1953)
  • Blalock, Dennis Ferrell, COL, (1941-1970)
  • Brown, Garfield, Cpl, (1942-1946)
  • CHEATWOOD, FLOYD, T/3, (1945-1949)
  • Coffey, Lucy, S/Sgt, (1941-1945)
  • Cox, Richard Colvin, OCS, (1946-1950)
  • Deane, John Russell, GEN, (1937-1977)
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