The records of many officers prove that the climb from enlisted grade to that of a high-ranking officer is within the realm of possibility. ... He was born in Ferry, Georgia, in 1887, where his father published the Houston Home Journal. ... His early Army career included service with General Pershinga#39;s Mexican Punitive Expedition, and the 6th Infantry Regiment of the 5th ... Silver Star from World War I and the Distinguished - Service Medal and an Oak-Leaf Cluster for service in World War II.
|Title||:||Army Life and U.S. Army Recruiting News|
|Author||:||United States. Adjutant-General's Office|