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  Biographies : MAJOR GENERAL MAXWELL W. STEEL JR.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Major General Maxwell Wensel Steel Jr., is the deputy surgeon general of the U.S. Air Force.
General Steel was born in 1918, in Huntingdon, Pa. He received his bachelor of science degree from Haverford College, Philadelphia, Pa., in 1940, and his doctor of medicine degree from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa., in January 1944.
General Steel was promoted to the grade of major general effective Sept. 1, 1971 with date of rank Nov. 1, 1967.
www.af.mil /bios/bio.asp?bioID=7240   (386 words)

  
  Major general - Memory Alpha - A Wikia wiki
Major general is a military rank, the equivalent of which is used by the service organizations of many civilizations.
As a traditional army flag officer grade, major general is a junior level general rank of a fighting organization, traditionally between the grades of brigadier and lieutenant general.
The reason is major general was originally derived from the army grade sergeant-major and was originally "sergeant-major general".
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Major_general   (346 words)

  
 Major General - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A major general is a high-ranking officer normally subordinate to a Lieutenant General and senior to a Brigadier General.
There are five Major Generals: the Major General of the Armies, head of the General Staff, the Major General of the Army, the Major General of the Navy, the Major General of the Gendarmerie and the Major General of the Air Force.
Until Ulysses S. Grant was appointed Lieutenant General in 1864 when he took command of the Union forces during the American Civil War, Major General was the highest rank that could be attained by an officer in the U.S. army, though Winfield Scott had been given the brevet (honorary) rank of Lieutenant General in 1855.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Major_General   (1196 words)

  
 Major General Benjamin Huger
General Huger was graduated at West Point in 1825, with a lieutenancy in the Third artillery.
General Huger wrote on the 21st instant that he was endeavoring to obstruct the river at the Point of Rocks, and would if possible render the barrier effective.
General Longstreet, in a rare moment, misunderstood his orders and marched south to Williamson Road-----thus reducing the three pronged attack to two, but in many ways more important, caused chaos on the Williamson Road where Hill was to attack on Huger's signal.
www.ricehope.com /history/MajorGeneralBenjaminHuger.htm   (1259 words)

  
 Brigadier General Thomas S. Jesup - Quartermaster General 1818-1860   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
General Jesup was born in Berkeley County, Virginia, on December 16, 1788, the son of a distinguished Revolutionary officer.
He was appointed Quartermaster General at the age of 30, and soon after taking office he promulgated a set of regulations for the Quartermaster Corps which showed a clear grasp of the problems of military supply.
After he had served ten years as Quartermaster General he was brevetted Major General for conspicuous and efficient service, the functions of the Quartermaster Department, as it was then called, having been gradually enlarged and finally embracing all purchases for the Army.
www.qmfound.com /BG_Thomas_Jesup.htm   (592 words)

  
 Trinh Tieu-m
Major General Nguyen Van Hieu, who inherited a good foundation from his father, was one of the best among the elite former military cadets, class 3 of the Dalat Military Academy.
General Hieu's working style drew admiration and respect from soldiers at all levels at the 22nd Infantry Division, and everybody was proud to serve under his command.
Major General Hieu courteously responded: He did not know how many in the ARVN, but in the 22nd Division, himself and Lieutenant Colonel Le Khac Ly, the chief of staff had graduated from that institution.
www.generalhieu.com /HieuVTTieu-2.htm   (686 words)

  
 Major General Plan Amendments
State Statutes define a major amendment as a proposal that results in a substantial alteration of the municipality's land use mixture or balance, established in the city's General Plan land use element.
The Scottsdale City Council generally determined that a land use designation change from a lesser to more intense land use is a major GP amendment.
General Plan Amendments that do not meet the criteria for a "major" amendment can be submitted and processed at any time in the year and do not require the additional Planning Commission hearing.
www.scottsdaleaz.gov /generalplan/amendments   (374 words)

  
 Major General Thomas Eres new adjutant general   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
General Eres enlisted in the California Army National Guard as an infantryman in 1965 and was commissioned as a second lieutenant from the California Military Academy in 1970.
General Eres was the senior judge advocate for the California National Guard from 1990 to 1996.
General Eres is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation, a member of the Board of Regents of the University of the Pacific, and past chair of the President's Advisory Council for California State University, Sacramento.
www.calguard.ca.gov /casmr/2004ag1.htm   (627 words)

  
 Major General H.M. Darmstandler US Air Force Military Biographies - Find Articles
Major General Harry M. Darmstandler is special assistant to the chief of staff for B-1 Matters, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. In this capacity, he coordinates Air Force activities related to the B-1 bomber now in development.
In July 1965 General Darmstandler was assigned to the Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, serving initially in the North American Division and later in the Current Operations Branch of the Pacific Division.
General Darmstandler was reassigned as the assistant deputy chief of staff for plans, Strategic Air Command at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., in March 1973, and became the deputy chief of staff for plans in September 1973.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0RBE/is_2004_Annual/ai_n8589025   (883 words)

  
 GeorgiaInfo - Carl Vinson Institute of Government
To carry out the general object with the greatest promptitude and certainty, and with the least possible distress to the Indians, the country they are to evacuate is divided into three principal Military Districts, under as many officers of high rank, to command the troops serving therein, subject to the instructions of the Major General.
The duties devolved on the army, through the orders of the Major General and those of the commanders of districts, under him, are of a highly important and critical nature.
The Major General is fully persuaded that this injunction will not be neglected by the brave men under his command, who cannot be otherwise than jealous of their own honor and that of their country.
www.cviog.uga.edu /Projects/gainfo/scottord.htm   (841 words)

  
 Major General William T
Discussing the various backgrounds of these generals and how their upbringing, both civilian and military, influenced them in their actions during Sherman’s campaign is important.
If the soldiers had a generic impression of the war in North Georgia, it was one an endless and unrelieved struggle, not a set of distinct battles separated by periods of inactivity.
His march to the sea was one of the major events of the Civil War and it played a significant role in the Union victory.
www.bdblodgett.com /Sherman/Sherman.html   (8044 words)

  
 Major General Tremorden Rederring's Colonial Wargames Page
Major Gen. Tremorden Rederring, KCB is the fictional commander of British army units in the equally fictional subcontinent of Ouargistan, sometime in the latter 19th and/or early 20th Century.
Ouargistan is the setting for the tabletop battles of a group of friends in north Texas, USA.
The Major General's heartfelt gratitude to Zeitgeist Communications for providing server space
www.zeitcom.com /majgen   (423 words)

  
 Major General Henry Wager Halleck
General Riley and his staff, on horseback traveled the mining regions to explain the Propositions contained in the proclamation.
Fremont received a majority of all the votes cast and was duly declared elected.
Henry W. Halleck was commissioned a Major General in the California Militia by the Governor of California.
www.militarymuseum.org /Halleck.html   (2789 words)

  
 Major General Nathanael Greene - Quartermaster General 1778-1780   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
General Greene proved himself competent and thwarted the plans of trained British professionals, such as Generals Rawdon and Cornwallis, brilliantly leading the southern army to victory..
General Green died when he was forty-four, less than three years after the war ended.
General Greene was inducted into the Quartermaster Hall of Fame in 1989.
www.qmfound.com /MG_Nathanael_Greene.htm   (836 words)

  
 The Trial of Major Reno | General George Custer
Surviving countless charges in numerous major engagements of the Civil War, he was promoted and breveted many times for gallantry in action.
He became a brigadier general of volunteers at age 23 commanding a brigade at Gettysburg in 1863.
Within weeks of the ultimatum's failure the 7th Cavalry was preparing for the field as part of a major spring campaign to drive the newly-declared "hostiles" from the region of the Big Horn Valley in Montana.
www.majorreno.com /custer.html   (783 words)

  
 Major General Sir Charles Rosenthal
Rosenthal was appointed to the AIF on 18 August 1914 with the rank of major.
In the meantime, one of the Turkish shells burst in Rosenthal's headquarters dugout, wounding Rosenthal and one of his battery commanders, Major W. Burgess.
He was wounded a fifth time on 19 July 1918, this time by a sniper while performing a daylight reconnaissance of a dangerous spot, and evacuated, but rejoined his division on 6 August 1918, just in time for the Battle of Amiens on 8 August 1918.
www.unsw.adfa.edu.au /~rmallett/Generals/rosenthal.html   (2229 words)

  
 General Studies Major   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Academic advisors will assist majors in general studies to design the interdisciplinary curriculum that best fits their individual plans.
Many general studies majors are already employed when they enter the major, but they use their education to further their career goals, or to move into a new field.
With general studies, I was able to take my required education courses as well as other classes that interested me intellectually and spiritually.
www.stthom.edu /enrollment/admissions/majors/generalstudies.html   (206 words)

  
 A GLOSSARY OF TERMS FOR THE HOLOCAUST
Their tasks including transporting victims of gassing to the ovens, cleaning the gas chambers of human excrement and blood, removal of gold from the teeth of the victims, shaving the heads of those going to the gas chambers.
Chelmo, generally thought to be the first of the six death camps in Poland to become operational.
At the beginning, the camp was under the direction of SS Major, Christian Wirth, formerly administrative head of the Euthanasie Programme.
www.mtsu.edu /~baustin/glossary.html   (1681 words)

  
 Chem Major: General Track
The Chemistry Major (General Track) is recommended for students who intend to teach in secondary schools or work in hospital laboratories, technical libraries or in chemistry-related professions such as chemical or instrument sales.
Students planning on graduate studies in chemistry and/or a career as a professional chemist are advised to pursue the Chemistry Major (Professional Track) or the Chemistry Major (A.C.S. Certified).
CHEM 301 is suggested as a course to fulfill Category I.D. of the University's General Education (GenEd) requirements.
www.towson.edu /chemistry/chemajor_General_2003_04.htm   (236 words)

  
 Major General Kenneth R. Clark - NH Adjutant General's Department
General Clark serves as Military Chief of Staff to the Governor and is the Executive Head of the Adjutant General's Department.
General Clark is married to the former Deborah J. Farr of Arlington, Virginia.
General Clark is past president of the Pease Chapter Air Force Association of New Hampshire, past chairman of the Air Guard KC-135 Operations and Commander's Councils, and past president of the Sunrise Rotary Club of Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
www.nh.gov /adjgeneral/clark.htm   (393 words)

  
 Major General Carl Schurz
Major General Carl Schurz settled for command of the Third Division in the Eleventh.
General Schimmelfennig had been trapped in town and hid until the withdraw of Lee's Army.
In the Spring of 1864, Major General Carl Schurz took temperary leave of his command to participate in the reelection of Presedent Abraham Lincoln.
www.russscott.com /~rscott/26thwis/cshurz.htm   (1735 words)

  
 Abner Doubleday, Major General, United States Army
He was appointed Brigadier General, United States Volunteers, February 3, 1862 and led the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, III Corps at Second Bull Run and took command of the Division on August 30 when General Hatch was wounded.
He was promoted to Major General, USV, November 9, 1862 and commanded 3rd Division, I Corps, at Chancellorsville, and headed that Corps when General John Reynolds was killed in the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1, 1863.
Next appointed major of the 17th Infantry in May 1861, Doubleday served in the lower Shenandoah Valley and in the defense of Washington.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /doubledy.htm   (1663 words)

  
 Major General Robert McClure
Major General Robert Alexis McClure is the forgotten father of Army special warfare.
He reported to Major General Daniel Noce, Chief of Civil Affairs in the Pentagon, whose office serviced and controlled all military government in occupied areas.
By early 1953, most of McClure’s major programs had been launched; nevertheless, he was surprised to learn that he was being assigned to Iran as chief of the U.S. Military Mission.
www.psywarrior.com /mcclure.html   (2961 words)

  
 Major General Terry Allen
On September 16, 1969, Major General Terry de la Mesa Allen was buried in the National Cemetery at Ft. Bliss with full military honors.
With an outstanding career that belied his West Point experience, he was commissioned a brigadier general in October, 1940, thus becoming the first member of the West Point class he had failed to graduate with to be made a general officer.
Having retired on 31 August 1946, Major General Terry de la Mesa Allen died on 12 September 1969, in El Paso, Texas, at the age of 81.
www.104infdiv.org /ALLEN.HTM   (1127 words)

  
 Major General Joseph "Fighting Joe" Hooker
He was particularly distinguished at Williamsburg and although he felt slighted by his commander's report he was named a Major General of Volunteers from the date of the action.
Lincoln was also critical of the general's loose talk on the need for a military dictatorship to win the war.
Brevetted Major General in the Regular Army for Chattanooga, he was mustered out of the volunteers on September 1, 1866, and two years later was retired with the increased rank of Major General.
www.militarymuseum.org /Hooker.html   (998 words)

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