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Chief Of Staff Of The United States Army
The Chief of Staff of the Army (CSA) is a statutory office (10 U.S.C. § 3033) held by a four-star general in the United States Army. As the most senior uniformed officer assigned to serve in the Department of the Army, the CSA is the principal military advisor and a deputy to the Secretary of the Army. In a separate capacity, the CSA is a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Joint Chiefs of Staff
(10 U.S.C. § 151) and, thereby, a military advisor to the National Security Council, the Secretary of Defense, and the President of the United States. The CSA is typically the highest-ranking officer on active-duty in the U.S. Army unless the Chairman and/or the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Joint Chiefs of Staff
are Army officers. The Chief of Staff of the Army is an administrative position based in the Pentagon
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United States Secretary Of The Army
The Secretary of the Army (SA, SECARM[3] or SECARMY) is a senior civilian official within the Department of Defense of the United States of America with statutory responsibility for all matters relating to the United States
United States
Army: manpower, personnel, reserve affairs, installations, environmental issues, weapons systems and equipment acquisition, communications, and financial management. The Secretary of the Army is nominated by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate
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American Civil War
Union victoryDissolution of the Confederate States U.S. territorial integrity preserved Slavery abolished Beginning of the Reconstruction EraBelligerents United States  Confederate StatesCommanders and leaders Abraham Lincoln Ulysses S. Grant William T. Sherman David Farragut George B. McClellan Henry Halleck George Meade and others Jefferson Davis Robert E. Lee  J. E. Johnston  G. T. Beauregard  A. S
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Office Of The Deputy Chief Of Staff For Personnel
Quadrenial Defense Review (QDR) Army Study Program Management Office (ASPMO) Director's Initiatives Group (DIG) Executive Services Division (ESD)The Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, Department of the Army, United States Army, also known as the G-1 is responsible for development, management and execution of all manpower and personnel plans, programs and policies throughout the entire U.S. Army. As the principal human relations of the U.S, Army it is dedicated to supporting and empowering soldiers, civilian employees, military families and veterans worldwide in peace or war
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Quarters 1 (Fort Myer)
Quarters 1 at Fort Myer a historic house on the grounds of Joint Base Myer–Henderson Hall in Arlington, Virginia. Built in 1899, it has been the residence of Chiefs of Staff of the U.S. Army since 1910, notably including Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dwight D. Eisenhower
and Douglas MacArthur.[4] It was declared a National Historic Landmark
National Historic Landmark
in 1972,[3][5] and is a contributing element to the Fort Myer Historic District.Contents1 Description and history 2 See also 3 References 4 Further readingDescription and history[edit] Quarters 1 is one of a series of large houses that flank the west side of Whipple Field, the former parade ground of Fort Myer, and are set on a rise with views to the Potomac River
Potomac River
and Washington, DC
Washington, DC
to the east. It is a 2-1/2 story brick building, with a side gable roof and a projecting front cross gable
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Joint Base Myer–Henderson Hall
Joint Base Myer–Henderson Hall is a Joint Base of the United States military that is located around Arlington, Virginia
Virginia
which is made up of Fort Myer
Fort Myer
(Arl), Fort McNair
Fort McNair
(SW DC), and Henderson Hall. It is the local residue of the Base Realignment and Closure, 2005
Base Realignment and Closure, 2005
process. It is commanded by the United States Army
United States Army
but has resident commands of Army, Navy, & Marines
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United States Secretary Of War
The Secretary of War was a member of the United States
United States
President's Cabinet, beginning with George Washington's administration. A similar position, called either "Secretary at War" or "Secretary of War", had been appointed to serve the Congress of the Confederation
Congress of the Confederation
under the Articles of Confederation
Articles of Confederation
between 1781 and 1789. Benjamin Lincoln
Benjamin Lincoln
and later Henry Knox
Henry Knox
held the position. When Washington was inaugurated as the first president under the Constitution, he appointed Knox to continue serving. The Secretary of War was the head of the War Department. At first, he was responsible for all military affairs, including naval affairs
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Henry Halleck
Henry Wager Halleck (January 16, 1815 – January 9, 1872) was a United States
United States
Army officer, scholar, and lawyer. A noted expert in military studies, he was known by a nickname that became derogatory: "Old Brains." He was an important participant in the admission of California as a state and became a successful lawyer and land developer. Halleck served as General-in-Chief of all Union armies during the American Civil War. Early in the Civil War, Halleck was a senior Union Army
Union Army
commander in the Western Theater. He commanded operations in the Western Theater from 1861 until 1862, during which time, while the Union armies in the east were defeated and held back, the troops under Halleck's command won many important victories. However, Halleck was not present at the battles, and his subordinates deserved most of the credit
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Ulysses S. Grant
American Civil War American Civil War
American Civil War
ServiceCampaigns: Vicksburg Chattanooga Overland Petersburg AppomattoxGeneral Order No. 11Post-war army servicePresident of the United States Presidency1868 presidential campaignElection1st inauguration1872 reelection campaignElection2nd inaugurationReconstruction 15th AmendmentScandals Reforms Grantism Peace Policy Judicial AppointmentsPost-PresidencyLater life World tour 3rd term bid Tomb Memorial Historical reputation Depictions Memoirs Bibliographyv t eUlysses Simpson Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant;[a] April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was an American soldier and statesman who served as Commanding General of the Army and President of the United States, the highest positions in the military and the government of the United States
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Fort Myer
Fort Myer
Fort Myer
is the previous name used for a U.S. Army
U.S. Army
post next to Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington National Cemetery
in Arlington County, Virginia, and across the Potomac River
Potomac River
from Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
Founded during the American Civil War as Fort Cass and Fort Whipple, the post merged in 2005 with the neighboring Marine Corps installation, Henderson Hall, and is today named Joint Base Myer–Henderson Hall.Contents1 History1.1 Fort Cass 1.2 Fort Whipple 1.3 Fort Myer 1.4 Joint Base Myer–Henderson Hall2 Commemorative 3 See also 4 Notes 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit] In 1861, the land that Fort Myer
Fort Myer
would eventually occupy was part of the Arlington estate, which Mary Anna Custis Lee, the wife of Robert E
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Samuel Baldwin Marks Young
Samuel Baldwin Marks Young
Samuel Baldwin Marks Young
(January 9, 1840 – September 1, 1924) was a United States Army
United States Army
general. He also served as the first president of Army War College between 1902 and 1903. He then served from 1903 until 1904 as the first Chief of Staff of the United States Army.[1]Contents1 Biography 2 Family 3 Dates of rank 4 See also 5 Notes 6 References 7 Further reading 8 External linksBiography[edit] Young was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to John Young Jr. and Hannah Scott Young. He was educated at Jefferson College (now Washington & Jefferson College) and married Margaret McFadden in 1861. On the outbreak of the Civil War, he joined the 12th Pennsylvania Infantry in April 1861 as a private. After the expiration of his term he was commissioned captain, 4th Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Cavalry in September
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Adna Chaffee
American Civil WarPeninsular Campaign Maryland Campaign Appomattox CampaignIndian WarsBattle of Paint Creek Battle of Red River Battle of Big Dry WashSpanish–American WarCuban CampaignBoxer RebellionBattle of PekingPhilippine–American WarMindanao CampaignRelations Adna R. Chaffee Jr.
Adna R. Chaffee Jr.
(son)Other work Public servantAdna Romanza Chaffee (April 14, 1842 – November 1, 1914) was a lieutenant general in the United States Army. Chaffee took part in the American Civil War
American Civil War
and Indian Wars, played a key role in the Spanish–American War, and fought in the Boxer Rebellion
Boxer Rebellion
in China
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John C. Bates
American Civil WarBattle of Antietam Battle of Fredericksburg Battle of Chancellorsville Battle of GettysburgIndian Wars Spanish–American War Philippine–American WarRelations Edward Bates
Edward Bates
(father)John Coalter Bates (August 26, 1842 – February 4, 1919) was a United States Army officer who served as Chief of Staff of the United States Army from January to April 1906. Along with Arthur MacArthur, Jr., Bates was one of the last American Civil War
American Civil War
veterans still on active duty in the United States military at the time of his retirement.Contents1 Early life and education 2 Military career 3 Later life and death 4 Dates of rank 5 ReferencesEarly life and education[edit] Bates was born in St. Charles County, Missouri
St. Charles County, Missouri
to congressman and future Attorney General Edward Bates
Edward Bates
and Julia Davenport Coalter
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J. Franklin Bell
Franklin
Franklin
may refer to: Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin
(1706–1790), a Founding Father of the United States
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Unified Combatant Command
A unified combatant command (UCC) is a United States
United States
Department of Defense command that is composed of forces from at least two Military Departments and has a broad and continuing mission.[1] These commands are established to provide effective command and control of U.S. military forces, regardless of branch of service, in peace and war.[2] They are organized either on a geographical basis (known as "area of responsibility", AOR) or on a functional basis, such as special operations, power projection, or transport. UCCs are "joint" commands with specific badges denoting their affiliation. The creation and organization of the unified combatant commands is legally mandated in Title 10, U.S. Code
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World War I
Allied victory Central Powers
Central Powers
victory on the Eastern Front nullified by defeat on the Western Front Fall of all continental empires in Europe
Europe
(including Germany, Russia, Turk
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