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Grave of a Famous PersonAndrew Pick O'Meara - Arlington VA

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US Army General. A combat veteran of World War II and the Korean War, he rose in rank to become Commander-in-Chief of US Southern Command and US Army Europe/Commander, Central Army Group.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/22/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGeneral James H. "Jimmy" Doolittle

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James H. Doolittle was a Medal of Honor recipient, pioneering holder of speed records, leader of first aerial attack on the Japanese mainland, and famed World War II air commander.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/20/2011

last visited: 9/16/2012

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General George Crook, fought during the Civil War, but was most widely recognized for his efforts in the West during the Indian Wars.

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location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2011

last visited: 5/23/2019

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Shepherd Benson - Arlington VA

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Admiral U. Navy. He was the first Chief of Naval Operations, 1915-1919, a position that he held throughout World War I. The Navy ships USS Benson and USS Admiral W.S. Benson were commissioned in his honor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/7/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJames Patrick Sinnott Devereux - Arlington VA

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Brig. General USMC-For 15 days he defended Wake Island, with his command until forced to surrender to the Japanese. He was a prisoner of war until released from the Hokkaido Island on September 15, 1945

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHenry Harley “Hap” Arnold - Arlington VA

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General of the Air Force. One of only 9 officers to be awarded a five star general during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonArthur Schuyler Carpender - Arlington VA

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US Navy Admiral. His military career spanned World Wars I and II and he was Commander of the Allied Naval Forces in the Southwest Pacific Area during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/8/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonEdward Clifford “Old Dutch” Kalbfus - Arlington VA

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United States Navy Admiral. He served as commander of Battle Force of the United States Fleet and was twice President of the Naval War College at Newport, Rhode Island. His Navy career spanned the Spanish-American War, World War I, and World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/16/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Daniel Leahy

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Admiral William Leahy was the first officer ever to hold the rank of Fleet Admiral and the first officer to hold the rank of 5-stars in the United States Military.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2011

last visited: 10/20/2014

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Joseph “Black Jack” Pershing - Arlington VA

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United States General of the Armies. He served as the commander of the American Expeditionary Forces on the Western Front during World War I 1917-1918.

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location: Virginia

date approved: 6/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonIra Hayes - Arlington VA

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Corporal USMC World War II-Participant in the famous flag raising on Iwo Jima, Japan in February 23 1945.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMeans Fernandis Johnston, Jr - Arlington VA

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Admiral U.S. Navy-During World War II Commanded a Naval Base in Rhode Island and Captain of a Destroyer. Commander in Chief, Allied Forces Southern Europe (NATO) 1973 to 1975.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/22/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Starke Rosecrans - Arlington VA

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Civil War Union Army Major General, US Congressman, Inventor. His innovations were odorless oil, a round lamp wick, a short practical lamp chimney, and a new economical method of manufacturing soap.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Banks Caperton - Arlington VA

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Admiral U.S. Navy. He had the Distinguished Service Medal, Spanish Campaign Medal (1898), the Cuba Pacification Medal; the Mexican Service Medal (USS Washington, 1915); the Dominican Campaign Medal (USS Dolphin, 1916); and the World War I Victory Medal, Patrol Clasp, (USS Pittsburgh), for World War I Service.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/8/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGeorge A Doersch - Arlington VA

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Colonel U.S. Air Force. He was a leading Ace. By July 1944 he had flown 78 missions before returning to the Zone of the Interior. On his second tour by February 1945 he had flown 147 combat missions earning 10.5 aerial victories

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/11/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonCourtney Hicks Hodges - Arlington VA

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US Army General. A combat veteran of World Wars I and II, he rose in rank to become the Commander of the 1st US Army. He was one of the few general officers who were present at the German surrender in Rheims, France and the Japanese surrender aboard the battleship USS Missouri at Tokyo Bay, Japan.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/14/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWalter Reed - Arlington VA

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Medical Pioneer. He is best remembered for finding the source of Yellow Fever. Following his death, in 1909, the Army named its premier medical research center in Washington DC for him.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonEmerson Hamilton Liscum - Arlington VA

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He was a Colonel in the 9th Infantry. He was killed in action while leading his regiment in the attack of the allies on the city of Tientsin, China.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/6/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonClaire Lee Chennault - Arlington VA

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Lieutenant General U.S. Air Force-Commander of the Flying Tigers World War II, American Volunteer Group, China Air Task Force, Fourteenth Air Force.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMark Lambert Bristol - Arlington VA

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Admiral U.S. Navy. In 1927 he was promoted to Rear Admiral assumed command of the Asiatic Fleet. The Destroyer USS Bristol (DD 453) was commissioned and named in his honor on October 22, 1941.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/8/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJacob Loucks Devers - Arlington VA

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United States Army General. A World War II combat veteran, he rose in rank to become the Commanding General of the 6th US Army Group and Commander of the US Army Ground Forces. He was was involved in the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/11/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonPhilip Kearny - Arlington VA

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Civil War Union Army Major General. He had the most combat experience of any General of either side at the start of the Civil War, losing his arm in the Mexican War and commanding French troops in the Italian War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWallace Fitz Randolph - Arlington VA

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United States Major General-Chief of Artillery. He served in the Civil War and Spanish-American War. His grave site is unique in that over it stands an artillery piece as a memorial, the only such piece in the entire cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/6/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonVirgil Ivan "Gus" Grissom - Arlington VA

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Astronaut and Lt. Colonel in the U.S. Air Force. He, and fellow crew members Edward White and Roger Chaffee lost their lives in the Apollo spacecraft flash fire during a launch pad test in 1967.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/13/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Augustus Rodgers, Jr - Arlington VA

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Commander in the United States Navy. He was a pioneer in Naval Aviation and a member of one the most famous families in United States Navy history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/6/2020

last visited: never

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