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Don O. Daniel ’56

Don O. Daniel ’56
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Army   Maj. Gen.

Mason , TX

General Daniel began his military career by enlisting in Company B, 358th Infantry, 90th Infantry Division on 11 November 1951. He served in a number of 90th and 75th Division Artillery and Infantry units. At Texas A&M University, he earned a B.S. in engineering and was part of the Class of 1956. He received an ROTC commission in the Infantry on 24 May 1956. He served successfully as a platoon leader and executive officer of a rifle company and as commander of Company B, 5th Tank Battalion, 15th Armor. Following the deactivation of the 90th Infantry Division in January 1966, General Daniel transferred to the 36th Infantry Brigade (Sep) as Intelligence Officer (S2) of 2nd Battalion 141st Infantry and also served as Operations Officer (S3) and Executive Officer of the Battalion. In February 1973, he was assigned as Battalion Commander and following the re-designation of the battalion as a maneuver battalion of the 49th Armored Division, he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in January 1974. General Daniel was transferred to Headquarters 49th Armored Division in April 1976 and served as the Division Logistics Officer (G4). He was assigned to 49th Armored Division Support Command and promoted to Colonel on 4 November 1979. On 2 November 1983, General Daniel became the Chief of Staff of the 49th Armored Division. He was reassigned and became the Assistant Division Commander, Maneuver and was promoted to Brigadier General on 2 November 1984. On 23 May 1989 General Daniel assumed command of the 49th Armored Division. LTG Daniel served with honor and distinction with over 38 years of dedicated service to the Texas Army National Guard and the United States Army. As a visionary, caring, servant leader and change agent, he was instrumental in bringing the TXMF and its members to new ways of thinking and adopting new ways of business. He epitomizes the organizational values of the Texas Military Forces, a true trailblazer who made an extraordinary and positive impact on the Texas Military Forces and shaped the organizational environment for the future. LTG Daniel and his wife reside in Mason, TX. He is part of the Texas Military Forces Hall of Honor.

John F. Davis ’11

John F. Davis ’11
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Army   Brig. Gen.

Potomac, MD

John Davis served as a brigade commander for the government of Guatemala between 1935 and 1937. While at Texas A&M University, he studied civil engineering. John Davis was from College Station, and during his two years at Texas A&M University, he was part of the Kala Kinasis German Club and sergent of Company H. John can be seen in the Texas A&M Yearbook as part of the sophomore in 1909 and part of the junior class in 1910.

Walter J. Dingler ’52

Walter J. Dingler ’52
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Army   Brig. Gen.

Claudius M. Easley ’16

Claudius M. Easley ’16
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Army   Brig. Gen.

Washington, D.C.

Brig. Gen. Claudius M. Easley passed away in 1981.

Scott L. Efflandt ’98

Scott L. Efflandt ’98
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Army   Brig. Gen.

Fort Riley, KS

Brigadier General Scott L. Efflandt currently serves as the Deputy Division Commander for Maneuver in the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kansas. He received an Army commission in 1985 from Marion Military Institute as a Distinguished Military Graduate. For the next two years he served as an Infantry Platoon Leader with the 3rd Battalion, 130th Infantry in the Illinois Army National Guard. Upon receipt of a Regular Army commission in 1987, Scott assessed to active duty as an Armor Officer. Over the next 30 years BG Efflandt served in operational assignment in a variety of armor and cavalry organizations in Europe, Iraq, Kuwait and several locations across the United States.

Institutional and enterprise assignments held by BG Efflandt include, faculty at the United States Military Academy in the department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership; faculty of Joint Operations at the Naval War College in Newport, R.I.; Army office of Congressional Liaison, Washington, D.C.; and executive officer to the commanders of both TRADOC and FORSCOM.

BG Efflandt’s education includes, an associate degree from Marion Military Institute; a bachelor’s degree in Administration of Justice from Southern Illinois University; a master’s degree in sociology from Texas A&M University; a master’s degree in strategic studies from the Army War College; and continued graduate study at Salve Regina University. His military education began with the Armor Officer Basic Course and continued through the Army War College. His membership and affiliations include, Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society fellow, Association of the United States Army, Military Officers Association of America, American Legion, and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Scott Efflandt remains happily married to his wife of 30 years, the former Ann Pycz of Posen, Ill. Scott’s awards and decorations include, Legion of Merit with three Oak Leaf Clusters, Bronze Star with two OLC, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with four OLC, Meritorious Unit Citation, Naval Unit Citation, Army Commendation Medal with three OLC, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Medal with star, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Parachutists Badge and Eagle Scout.

Charles V.L. Elia ’43

Charles V.L. Elia ’43
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Army   Brig. Gen.

Garden Ridge, TX

Brig. Gen. Charles V.L. Elia has done extraordinary work in the veterinary service field.

He was a Corps Chief for the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps from 1972-1976. Veterinary Corps participation in all of our nation's conflicts since World War I has been an essential element in the maintenance of the health and well being of both animals and Soldiers. The highly technical education obtained by veterinarians has continued to prepare them for their changing mission requirements for over the past ninety years.

Today, the Army Veterinary Corps, composed of 780 veterinarians and warrant officers in both active and the Army Reserves, concludes ninety years of historic achievements about which it can be tremendously proud. Accomplishing its broad functions of food safety and security, animal care, veterinary public health, and research and development, will continue to be essential as long as the need for military forces remain.

He has an award named after him. The "BG Charles V.L. Elia Veterinary Excellence Medallion". To this date only 59 people have received this medallion, it is a great honor to receive this award.

Brig. Gen. Charles Elia is retired and currently resides in Garden Ridge, TX.

Joe M. Ernst ’67

Joe M. Ernst ’67
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Army   Maj. Gen.

San Antonio, TX

Major General Joe M. Ernst was the Commanding General of the 125th U.S. Army Reserve Command. His previous assignment was Deputy Commanding General, 90th U.S. Army Reserve Command San Antonio, TX.

Maj. Gen. Joe M. Ernst was commissioned through the Army ROTC at Texas A&M and also received his Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture 1965 and his Master of Science in Horticulture 1967.

He also served as the Senior Army Reserve Commanders Association President from 1999-2001.

Maj. Gen. Joe M. Ernst is retired. His awards and decorations include Distinguished Service Medal; Legion of Merit (2nd Award); Bronze Star; Meritorious Service Medal w/ Silver Oak Leaf Cluster; National Defense Medal; Vietnam Service Medal w/ Four Bronze Stars; Army Service Ribbon; Armed Forces Medal w/ Ten Year Device; Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross w/ Palm; Vietnam Campaign Medal w/ Device; Global War on Terrorism Service Metal.

Eugene A. Eversberg ’13

Eugene A. Eversberg ’13
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Army   Brig. Gen.

Brig. Gen. Eugene A. Eversberg was the commanding officer for the 141st Infantry Regiment.

Members of the 141st Infantry consider it a special privilege and honor to belong to a regiment that traces its lineage back to the historical days of the Texas Revolution and whose distinctive insignia is symbolical of the present regiment and its forbears' service to state and nation over a period of 100 years of vital history.

Brig. Gen. Eugene A. Eversberg passed away in 1981.

William R. Frederick, Jr. ’25

William R. Frederick, Jr. ’25
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Army   Brig. Gen.

Elmhurst, NY

Brig. Gen. William R. Frederick, Jr. passed away in 1965.

Woodrow A. Free ’56

Woodrow A. Free ’56
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Army   Brig. Gen.

Brenham, TX

Woodrow A. “Woodie” Free was born on July 30, 1933. He studied Animal Science and Agricultural Education while at Texas A&M University. He was married to Joan Free. Brig. Gen. Free passed away on July 23, 2016.

Harold B. Gibson, Jr. ’43

Harold B. Gibson, Jr. ’43
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Army   Maj. Gen.

Odenton, MD

Maj. Gen. Harold B. Gibson, Jr. was very active in his duties in the Army. He also generously supported the military efforts by donating to several different organizations after he retired. Two of the organizations he donated to was the Military Officers Association of America and The Army Distaff Foundation/Knollwood.

Maj. Gen. Harold B. Gibson, Jr. passed away in 2003.

Paul L. Greenberg ’58

Paul L. Greenberg ’58
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Army   Maj. Gen.

Stafford, VA

Maj. Gen. Paul L. Greenberg was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 25, 1935. Upon completion of his Reserve officer training and undergraduate studies at Texas A&M University, in 1959 he was commissioned a second lieutenant and awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry

He entered active duty in 1959 as a nuclear weapons instructor at Sandia Base, New Mexico. He also served as the commander of Longhorn Ammunition Plant in 1976, the commander of the Rock Island Arsenal in 1981, he provided leadership Persian Gulf War and as a capstone to his distinguished military career, he devised the only successful Defense Reutilization Program in the country for Government-owned, contractor-operated ammunition plants that were scheduled for closure.

Maj. Gen. Paul L. Greenberg was the vice president at Day and Zimmerman and the president of the Ordnance Corps Association.

Maj. Gen. Paul L. Greenberg is retired and currently resides in Stafford, VA.

Manuel A. Guzman ’65

Manuel A. Guzman ’65
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Army   Brig. Gen.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Brig. Gen. Manuel A. Guzman is the assistant adjutant general for Air and commander of the Puerto Rico Air National Guard. In this capacity he is responsible for executing mission readiness of assigned units, and he supervises the chief of staff, commanders of the 156th Airlift Wing, 140th Air Defense Squadron, 141st Air Control Squadron and Headquarters’ staff.

Brig. Gen. Manuel A. Guzman graduated from Texas A&M University in 1965 with a bachelors degree in Marketing. He joined the United States Marine Corps and attended Naval Air Training in Pensacola, Florida, receiving his pilot wings in 1967.

He served as combat pilot in Southeast Asia from October 1967 through November 1968, where he flew over one hundred combat missions. He also served as ground forward air controller with the 27th Marines for a period of 4 months. Following his tour of duty in Vietnam, he returned to the Naval Training Command as flight instructor. In 1970, he joined the Puerto Rico Air National Guard and became a F-104 Pilot in the 198th Tactical Fighter Squadron.

General Guzman held several important positions within the Puerto Rico Air National Guard. These were as follows: commander of the 198th Tactical Fighter Squadron, deputy commander for operations, air operations staff officer at HQ Puerto Rico Air National Guard, and as commander of the 156th Tactical Fighter Wing. He is a command pilot with more than 5,500 flying hours.

Kay Halsell II ’35

Kay Halsell II ’35
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Army   Brig. Gen.

Bryan, TX

Kay Halsell II graduated from Texas A&M University in 1935 with a bachelors degree in Agricultural Engineering.

Brig. Gen. Kay Halsell II passed away in 1990.

Joe G. Hanover ’40

Joe G. Hanover ’40
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Army   Brig. Gen.

Bryan, TX

Brig. Gen. Joe Hanover earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Texas A&M University in 1940, and went on active duty in February 1941 where he served as a motor transportation officer. By the end of WWII, he was the commanding officer of the 1268th Labor Supervision Company in France. Joe Hanover was promoted to brigadier general of the 420th Engineer Brigade in December 1966. While at Texas A&M University, he studied civil engineering.

Brig. Gen. Joe Hanover passed away May 22, 2017, at age 99.

Keith L. Hargrove ’51

Keith L. Hargrove ’51
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Army   Brig. Gen.

New Braunfels, TX

While at Texas A&M University, he studied Agronomy, and earned a bachelor's in Agronomy in 1952. He is married to Jean Hargrove. He was a manager of agricultural processors from 1955 to 1995.

George R. Harper ’53

George R. Harper ’53
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Army   Brig. Gen.

San Antonio, TX

George Robert (Bob) Harper was born on April 1, 1932, in Brownwood, Texas. His natural mother died at his birth and he was adopted by his natural aunt and uncle Bland E. and Anna D. Harper. He first married Sammye Lee Jenkins Harper in 1966. After she passed away, he married Polly Lawhon of San Angelo. He graduated from Brownwood public schools in 1949, and Texas A&M College in 1953. He received a B.S. in Agricultural Administration and was commissioned as second lieutenant in the US Army Reserve. Bob served three years on active duty, serving in various army posts including Keflavic, Iceland for 13 months with the 2nd Battalion Combat Team. He served 27 years in reserve status, retiring in 1994, as a Brigadier General. He was a qualified jump master, senior jumper, and Army Ranger. His military education included: Basic Infantry Officer's Course, Airborne and Rangers Schools at Fort Benning, Ga.; the Armor Career Course at Fort Knox, Ky.; The Command and Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kan.; and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, USAR School in Houston, Texas. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for his years of service after retirement. Bob spent his career in the insurance claims business, working as an independent adjuster for several insurance companies. He was a registered Professional Adjuster, retiring as VP of Claims, KM Insurance Company, Dallas, Texas. He served as president of the National Guard Association of Texas; The Odessa and San Angelo A&M Clubs; San Angelo Rotary West Club, and the Permian Basin Claims Association. He was Senior-Warden at St. John's Episcopal Church in Columbus, Texas; Senior Warden at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, in Universal City, Texas; and a vestry member at St. John's Episcopal Church in Odessa, Texas.

Charles S. Hays ’32

Charles S. Hays ’32
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Army   Brig. Gen.

Dallas, TX

Brig. Gen. Charles S. Hays passed away in 1966.

John A. Hedrick ’63

John A. Hedrick ’63
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Army   Brig. Gen.

Woodville, VA

Brig. Gen. John A. Hedrick received his bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Texas A&M University and received a master of business administration in operations research/system analysis from Tulane University, and attended Command and General Staff College and the Air War College.

Among his many military achievements Brig. Gen. John A. Hedrick served as chief executive officer of a worldwide Army information systems engineering and software development organization. He was Deputy Director of Information Systems for Command, Control, Communications and Computers, responsible for a broad range of Army information technology activities.

He also served as Congressional liaison for the Department of the Army, with direct contact with members of Congress to resolve constituent issues and assist Army leadership in articulating goals.

Brig. Gen. John A. Hedrick retired and currently resides in Woodville, VA.

Robert L. Herndon ’73

Robert L. Herndon ’73
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Army   Brig. Gen.

Brig. Gen. Herndon had a successful 29+ year career in the Army, rising to the rank of Brigadier General. His final assignment on active duty was as the Army’s Director of Facilities and Housing. Previously, he served as the Commanding General of the Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division, Chief of Staff of the Corps of Engineers and Commander of the Corps’ Jacksonville District. Other assignments included two tours in Vietnam; Engineer Command, Europe; Canal Zone Government; Korea; and several tours at Army Headquarters in the Pentagon. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a Master’s of Engineering in Construction Management.

J.D. Hill ’21

J.D. Hill ’21
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Army   Maj. Gen.

Abilene, TX

Maj. Gen. J.D. Hill passed away in 1983.

David L. Hill ’38

David L. Hill ’38
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Army   Brig. Gen.

San Antonio, TX

Everyone knew Brig. Gen. David L. Hill as "Tex".

He was born in Kwangju, Korea but raised in Texas. He attended Texas Military College and later attended Austin College, where he would graduate in 1938.

Hill earned his wings as a U.S. Naval Aviator in 1939 and joined the fleet as a Devastator torpedo bomber pilot before joining a Dauntless dive bomber squadron aboard Ranger. In 1941, he was recruited with other Navy, Army and Marine Corps pilots to join the 1st American Volunteer Group (better known by its later nickname of the Flying Tigers). He learned to fly the P-40 in the AVG training program in Burma, and did well as a fighter pilot in the 2nd Pursuit Squadron (Panda Bear) as a flight leader and then squadron commander, becoming one of the top aces under the tutelage of Claire Chennault.

He ended his military career in the Air National Guard, retiring as a Brigadier General. He was the youngest Brigadier General in the history of the Air National Guard.

His awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross with three Oak Leaf Clusters, Presidential Unit Citation with Oak Leaf Cluster, Chinese Order of the Cloud and Banner 4th, 5th and 6th grades, 2-Star Wing Decorations, Chinese Victory Medal, Legion of Merit, and British Distinguished Flying Cross.

Brig. Gen. David L. Hill passed away at the age of 92 on October 11, 2007.

On November 2, 2007, the National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg observed "Tex" Hill Day with speeches, patriotic music, and friends' memories of the fallen hero.

On November 2, 2008, the Air Force Heritage Flight at the Lackland Air Show in San Antonio was dedicated to Hill. It consisted of an F-22, an F-15E, an F-16C, and a P-40 like the one Hill flew with the AVG.

Stuart S. Hoff ’29

Stuart S. Hoff ’29
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Army   Maj. Gen.

San Antonio, TX

Maj. Gen. Stuart S. Hoff was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma in November of 1914. He graduated from Texas A&M College in 1929 and received an Army Reserve commission in the Infantry.

It was not until September 1940 that he was ordered to extended active duty as a Captain, and initially served as assistant signal officer at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

During World War II he served as assistant signal officer with the Sixth Army in the Southwest Pacific from 1943 to 1946. He was integrated

into the regular Army in 1946 and officially transferred to the Signal Corps in 1951. He had two subsequent tours of duty in the Far East in

Japan and Korea.

Maj. Gen. Stuart S. Hoff became the first Commanding General of Electronics Command and the twenty-second commander of Fort Monmouth.

Maj. Gen. Stuart S. Hoff served until his retirement on July 31, 1963. He passed away in August of 1978.

Leonard D. Holder, Jr. ’66

Leonard D. Holder, Jr. ’66
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Army   Lt. Gen.

Salado, TX

Lt. Gen. Leonard D. Holder, Jr. assumed command at Fort Leavenworth on July 19, 1995. He has since served as Commander, 2nd Armored Calvary Regiment, and Deputy Chief of Staff for Support, Central Army Group (NATO). He also served as commandant of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.

His decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal, the Bronze Star for Valor, the German Cross of Honor in Gold, and the Russian Medal for Military Excellence.

Lt. Gen. Leonard D. Holder, Jr. is retired and currently resides in Salado, TX.

James F. Hollingsworth ’40

James F. Hollingsworth ’40
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Army   Lt. Gen.

San Antonio, TX

Lt. Gen. James F. Hollingsworth received a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture in 1940 from Texas A&M University.

Hollingsworth’s 36-year military career touched the sands of North Africa, spanned the length of Europe, and contributed to the stability of a volatile situation in the Far East. Lt. Gen. Hollingsworth was assigned to Korea in 1973 and served as Commanding General of the I Corps which is the largest field army command in the world. He also served heroically under General George Patton in World War II.

By some accounts, Hollingsworth was the most decorated general officer ever to graduate from Texas A&M, with his array of medal and ribbons stemming from his combat service and command positions in Europe, Asia and elsewhere.

Lt. Gen. James F. Hollingsworth currently has a statue on campus in the Corps of Cadets quad. It stands to remember his commitment to Texas A&M University and his distinguished military service. The Hollingsworth statue bears the inscription “Danger 79er,” which was the general’s radio call sign for more than 20 years, including the time of his command in Vietnam.

His military awards and decorations include Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star and Purple Heart with five Oakleaf Clusters.

Lt. Gen. James F. Hollingsworth passed away at the age of 91 on March 2, 2010.

Randolph W. House ’67

Randolph W. House ’67
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Army   Lt. Gen.

College Station, TX

Lt. Gen. Randolph W. House graduated from Texas A&M University in 1968 as a Distinguished Military Graduate. He received his Master's Degree from Clemson University.

His military education includes the Infantry Officer Basic Course, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the National War College. Lt. Gen. Randolph W. House has commanded at every level of command from an infantry platoon in the 82nd Airborne Division through Deputy Commander in Chief of the U.S. Pacific Command. In addition, he had five joint assignments where he worked closely with all our services and other governmental agencies.

In September 2005, he was inducted into the Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets Hall of Honor.

His military awards and decorations include but are not limited to Defense Distinguished Service Medal (with two Oak Leaf Clusters), Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (with two Oak Leaf Clusters), Distinguished Flying Cross (with three Oak Leaf Clusters), Bronze Star Medal (with an Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (with three Oak Leaf Clusters), 32 Air Medals, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Kuwaiti Liberation Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Parachutist's Badge, Army Staff Identification Badge, Joint Chiefs of Staff Badge; and the Office of the Secretary of Defense Badge.

Lt. Gen. Randoph W. House retired in December 2000 after almost 33 years of service and currently resides in College Station, TX.

Robert T. Howard  ’70

Robert T. Howard ’70
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Army   Maj. Gen.

North Springfield, TX

Maj. Gen. Robert T. Howard graduated from Texas A&M University in 1970 with a masters degree in Civil Engineering. He received his bachelors degree from Northeastern University in Boston. He also holds a Master’s degree in Military Art and Science (MMAS) from the Army Command and General Staff College and is a 1984 graduate of the National War College.

A native of Everett, MA his 33-year career in the Army began in 1963. While on active duty, Maj. Gen. Robert T. Howard served in a variety of command and staff assignments in the continental United States, Europe and Asia, with two tours of duty in Vietnam. His assignments included command of both an engineer battalion and brigade in the 82nd Airborne Division and XVIII Airborne Corps, respectively, as well as staff positions focusing on systems analysis, modeling and simulation, strategic planning and financial management. In his last active duty assignment, Maj. Gen. Robert T. Howard served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the US Army for Budget.

Maj. Gen. Robert T. Howard retired as a Major General from the U.S. Army in 1996 and spent the next nine years in the private sector with the Cubic Corporation.

He was nominated by President George W. Bush to serve as Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on September 26, 2006 and was confirmed by the Senate on Sept. 30, 2006.

Maj. Gen. Robert T. Howard resides in North Springfield, VA.

Paul C. Hurley, Jr. ’85

Paul C. Hurley, Jr. ’85
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Army   Brig Gen

Dageu, Korea

Brigadier General Paul C. Hurley Jr. was commissioned through the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program at Texas A&M University in July 1986. General Hurley’s civilian education includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Technology from Texas A&M University, as well as Master’s Degrees in Industrial Engineering from the University of Tennessee and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Air Force Air University. His military education includes the Transportation Officer Basic and Advance Courses, the United States Army Command and General Staff College, and the United States Air Force War College.

General Hurley’s command experience includes Platoon Leader, 34th Transportation Company and

372nd Transportation Company, 29th Transportation Battalion, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Company Commander, 96th Transportation Company (HET), 180th Transportation Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas;

Battalion Commander, 47th Forward Support Battalion, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany and OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, Baghdad, Iraq; and Brigade Commander, National Training

Center Support Brigade, Fort Irwin, California.

His staff experience includes serving as Assistant Division Transportation Officer, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky and OPERATION DESERT STORM; BMO and S-1, 180th Transportation Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas; Division Transportation Officer, 82nd Airborne Division and Executive Officer, 307th Forward Support Battalion (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; J-7 Joint Training Operations Analyst and then Executive Assistant to the Vice J-7, Joint Staff, Washington,D.C.; G-4, 1st Armored Division, Wiesbaden, Germany; G-4, I Corps, Fort Lewis, Washington; CJ4, Multinational Corps – Iraq with subsequent duty as the Deputy J-4, U.S. Forces – Iraq, OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM; Deputy Commanding General and Director of Operations, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

General Hurley has been selected for reassignment as Commanding General, 19th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Eighth United States Army, Korea.

General Hurley’s awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit (2 Oak Leaf Clusters);

Bronze Star Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters); Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Meritorious Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster); Joint Service Commendation Medal; Army Commendation Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters); Joint Service Achievement Medal; Army Achievement Medal; Combat Action Badge; Ranger Tab; Senior Parachutist Badge; Air Assault Badge; and the Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge.

Eivind H. Johansen ’50

Eivind H. Johansen ’50
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Army   Lt. Gen.

Keswick, VA

Lt. Gen. Eivind H. Johansen grew up in South Carolina. He served two years as an enlisted soldier (1945-1947) before returning to civilian life to complete college. After graduating from Texas A&M University in 1950, he won a Regular Army commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Quartermaster Corps.

His 30 years service included multiple tours abroad in Korea, Japan, Germany and Vietnam. He also held several key command and staff positions stateside, culminating in his appointment as DA Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics--the Army's top logistician--and was notably the youngest general officer to ever hold that position.

In the 1960s, Lt. Gen. Eivind H. Johansen played a significant part in the Army reorganization and establishment of the Defense Supply Agency, and was instrumental in drafting the first Department of Defense concepts for integrated supply management. Later as a Joint Staff Officer, he developed a new line of communications to support U.S. forces in NATO. And as the Vietnam War drew to a close, Lt. Gen. Johansen became the Army's logistics expert on redeployment of troops from Southeast Asia.

Before retiring in 1979, he developed a new worldwide distribution system for the Army, instituted procedures for effective supply accountability worldwide, and set up Air Lines of Communication for both Europe and Korea. He also headed the Board that ultimately recommended adoption of the Blackhawk and Apache helicopters as the Army's principal aircraft weapons systems for the remainder of the century.

Lt. Gen. Eivind H. Johansen currently resides in Keswick, VA.

Harry H. Johnson ’17

Harry H. Johnson ’17
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Army   Maj. Gen.

Wetmore, TX

Maj. Gen. Harry H. Johnson, a 1917 graduate of Texas A&M College and member of the first Officers' Training Camp held at Leon Springs, Texas in 1917, served with distinction in two World Wars.

He served with the 141st Infantry of the 36th Infantry Division in World War I, leaving active federal service as a first lieutenant. From 1920 to 1940 he served with the 124th Cavalry Regiment before assuming command of the 112th Cavalry Regiment in October, 1941. During 1942 he served as the commander of the 7th and 8th Cavalry Regiments before joining the First Cavalry Division in 1943.

In 1944, he was promoted to major general and placed in command of the 2d Cavalry Division, the last mounted division in the United States Army. With that unit he participated in the North Africa Campaign.

On June 5, 1944, he was appointed by President Roosevelt as the Military Governor of Rome, the first Axis capitol to fall to the Allies. In September, 1945 he was assigned as the Division Commander of the 93d Infantry during the New Guinea-Philippines Campaign.

Following World War II General Johnson was appointed by President Truman to serve as Director of the Hoof and Mouth Commission in the Republic of Mexico.

He retired from service with the U.S. Army Reserves in 1958 and passed away in 1986.

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