Fris, Edward, LtGen

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Last Rank
Lieutenant General
Last Primary MOS
9903-General Officer
Last MOSGroup
Specific Billet MOS
Primary Unit
1974-1975, 9903, Marine Corps Development and Education Command (MCDEC)
Service Years
1943 - 1975
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Lieutenant General


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This Military Service Page was created/owned by CWO2 Philip E. Montroy to remember Marine LtGen Edward Fris.

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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Falls Church, VA

Date of Passing
May 17, 2010
Location of Interment
Quantico National Cemetery - Quantico, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

USMC Retired Pin (20 Years)

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal

 Military Association Memberships
Marine Corps Aviation Association (MCAA)
  1970, Marine Corps Aviation Association (MCAA)1

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
LtGen Fris retired from the Marine Corps on September 1, 1975..
The General passed away at the Hospice of Falls Church (VA) on May 17, 2010 and was buried with full-military honors at the Quantico National Cemetery.
Other Comments:
Each year the MarineCorps Aviation Associatio presents the Edward S. Fris Award to the Outstanding Marine Air Command and Control Unit.
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1943, The Basic School (Quantico, VA)
 Unit Assignments
USMC (United States Marine Corps)HQ FMFPACNAS Corpus Christi TX, US NavyNaval Flight Training
US NavyVMF-312Amphibious Warfare SchoolMCAS Quantico, VA
US Naval Academy, US NavyNaval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CAMCAS El Toro, CAVMF-115
2nd MAWHeadquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)MACS-3, MWHG-3MACG-18, 1st MAW
ComCabs WestHeadquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)MCB Quantico, VA
  1943-1944, 9905, College Degree Program
  1944-1946, 5905, HQ FMFPAC
  1946-1946, 7599, NAS Corpus Christi TX, US Navy
  1946-1947, 7599, Naval Flight Training
  1947-1948, 7598, Naval Air Advanced Training Command, NAS,, US Navy
  1948-1950, 7503, VMF-312
  1948-1950, 7503, VMF-312
  1950-1950, 9905, Amphibious Warfare School
  1950-1951, 9913, H&HS, MCAS Quantico, VA
  1951-1951, 9905, US Naval Academy, US Navy
  1951-1954, 9905, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
  1954-1954, 7302, MCAS El Toro, CA
  1954-1955, 7302, VMF-115
  1955-1957, 5905, 2nd MAW
  1957-1960, 9905, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1960-1961, 9935, National Personnel Records Center
  1961-1965, 7202, MACS-3, MWHG-3
  1965-1966, 9907, US Navy
  1966-1968, 9905, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1968-1969, 7202, MACG-18, 1st MAW
  1969-1970, 9903, Office Of The Inspector General
  1970-1971, 9903, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1971-1972, 9903, ComCabs West
  1972-1974, 9903, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1974-1975, 9903, Marine Corps Development and Education Command (MCDEC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1945 World War II
  1945-1945 US Occupation of Japan
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1953-1953 Korean War
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
 Colleges Attended
Missouri University of Science and Technology Harvard UniversityMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyNaval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
United States Naval Academy
  1939-1943, Missouri University of Science and Technology
  1943-1943, Harvard University
  1943-1944, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  1951-1954, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
  1951-1951, United States Naval Academy
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