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    Posted 8 years ago

    filmnet
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    I remember this print being saved after my Dad left the Army 1969, This guy was his friend i can not read his name? This should be from Thailand 1962.

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    1. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      MG Johnson-- the first name is tough. It looks like it starts with a "B", but not sure on the rest.

      Scott
    2. filmnet filmnet, 8 years ago
      Scott thanks, i thought i did read Johnson.
    3. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      MG Briard Johnson:

      http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/bpjohnsn.htm
    4. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      There is a photo at the Norwich Archives and it is definitely him.

      I tried to post a link several times but it won't take?

      Scott
    5. filmnet filmnet, 8 years ago
      Googgle found him i put his last name MG Johnson and the word Justmeg where this compound was my dad worked in Thailand. Here he is , he came from Massachusetts like my dad did and followed us to Hampton Va in 1963.
      Briard Poland Johnson
      Major General, United States Army
      He served in Moroco, Sicily, Normandy, North France, Ardennes, Rhineland, Central Europe, World War II. He was commander, 67th Armored Regiment, 2nd Armored Division, 1945-46. He was then assigned to the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Research and Development, 1949. Commander, Combat Command B, 2nd Armored Division, 1951-53. Assigned to the Army General Staff, research and development, 1954. Chief, Military Intelligence , also commander of Fort Wayne, Michigan, 1955-56. Chief, Army Maneuver Test and Evaluation Group, 1955-56. Commander, 8th Army Support Command, Korea, 1955- 56. Commander, US Military Assistance Group to Thailand, 1959-62. Assistant Chief-of-Staff, Continental Army Command, Fort Monroe, Virginia, 1962-63, Chief-of-Staff, 1963.
    6. musikchoo musikchoo, 8 years ago
      Great Photo!!!
    7. mrmajestic1 mrmajestic1, 8 years ago
      A true hero of the United States!
    8. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 8 years ago
      Magnificent!
    9. HeatherGorrell, 3 years ago
      That is my great grandfather!!!
    10. filmnet filmnet, 3 years ago
      Great Heather

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