George S. Patton

San Gabriel, California

Objective

Secure a position as The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to utilize my leadership skills, technical skills, and vast experience, as well as my passion to further contribute to the country.
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Education

Virginia Military Institute - 1908

United States Military Academy at West Point - 1909

Army War College - 1932

Work Experience

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

Honors/Awards

  • 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

Accomplishments

  • 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.
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References

John J. Pershing: Former Boss

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Dwight Eisenhower: Friend, co-worker

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