George S. Patton
San Gabriel, California
Virginia Military Institute - 1908
United States Military Academy at West Point - 1909
Army War College - 1932
Mexican Punitive Expedition - Captain
- Served as member of General John J. Pershing expedition to Mexico
- Oversaw as Captain in command of Pershings Headquarter Troop
World War I - Colonel
- Ranked Colonel of the National Army October 17, 1918
- Trained 500 American Tankers in France
World War II - General
- Commanding General April 11th 1941 to the Second Armored Division at Fort Benning, Georgia.
- Guided the Western Task force 1942- the only All-American force for operation Torch.
- Ranked Major General of the Regular Army August 16th, 1944.
- Managed the 7th Army 1944 during Sicily invasion.
- Led the 3rd Army in France.
- Controlled the 15th Army in American- occupied Germany in October 1945
- Ranked General of the Army of the United States April 14, 1945
- 1912- Represented the United States at the Stockholm Olympics and placed 5th overall.
- Navy Distinguished Service Medal
- Silver Star with one oak leaf cluster
- Bronze star medal
- Purple Heart
- Silver Lifesaving Medal
- Mexican Border Service Medal
- World War I Victory Medal with four bronze campaign stars
- Distinguished Service for Heroism- Vietnam War
- Distinguished Flying Cross- Vietnam War
- American Defense Service Medal
- World War II Victory Medal
- Army of Occupation Medal with Germany clasp
- Invented co-axial tank mount for cannons and machine guns.
- Restored Sicily to its citizens.
- Achieved success in the Mexican Punitive Expedition, World War I , and World War II.
- Liberated the Buchenwald concentration camp.
- Third army liberated 81,522 square miles of territory.
John J. Pershing: Former Boss
Dwight Eisenhower: Friend, co-worker