Bryan, Blackshear, 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
1957-1960, 00GC, First Army (1st Army)
Service Years
1922 - 1960
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Field Artillery

Lieutenant General

Four Overseas Service Bars

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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Silver Spring, MD

Date of Passing
Mar 02, 1977
Location of Interment
U.S. Military Academy West Point Post Cemetery - West Point, New York
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Not Specified

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Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

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Military Police Artillery Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was in charge of all Japanese Internment Camps and German POW Camps in CONUS during World War Two.

Served as the US Army's first permanent Provost Marshal General. He turned the Office of the Provost Marshal into a post - war organization with charge over US Army military investigations, the Military Police and the US Army MP School.  

From 1960 - 1965, he served as the first president of the Nassau Community College in Long Island, NY.
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne SchoolUnited States Military Academy West Point (Staff-USMA)U.S. ArmyCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
Army War College (Staff)United States Department of WarOffice of the Provost Marshal General (OPMG)Caribbean Defense Command
24th Infantry DivisionXVI CorpsI CorpsUS Army Pacific (USARPAC)
First Army (1st Army)
  1922-1922, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
  1925-1929, United States Military Academy West Point (Staff-USMA)
  1932-1933, Field Artillery Officers' Advance Course
  1933-1934, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
  1935-1936, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1939-1940, Army War College (Staff)
  1940-1942, 2615, United States Department of War
  1942-1948, 9100, Office of the Provost Marshal General (OPMG)
  1948-1951, 2010, Caribbean Defense Command
  1951-1952, 00GC, 24th Infantry Division
  1952-1953, 00GC, XVI Corps
  1953-1954, 00GC, I Corps
  1954-1956, 00GC, Office of the Commanding General, United States Military Academy
  1956-1957, 00GC, US Army Pacific (USARPAC)
  1957-1960, 00GC, First Army (1st Army)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1950-1953 Korean War
 Colleges Attended 
Virginia Military InstituteUnited States Military Academy
  1917-1918, Virginia Military Institute
  1918-1922, United States Military Academy
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