Hise, Henry Williams, BGen

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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Primary MOS
9903-General Officer
Last MOSGroup
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Primary Unit
1969-1971, 9903, MCAS El Toro, CA
Service Years
1941 - 1971
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Shellback Certificate

Brigadier General


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This Military Service Page was created/owned by CWO2 Philip E. Montroy to remember Marine BGen Henry Williams Hise.

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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Lubbock, TX

Date of Passing
Oct 15, 2010
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Joint Chiefs Service USMC Retired Pin (30 Years)

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Shellback

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
BGen Henry Hise retired from the USMC in Nov, 1971 with thirty-years of service.  He returned to his home state of Texas where de died at the age of 90 on 15Oct 2010.
Other Comments:
In 1971 BGen Hise began a long retirement which was just as active as his service years.  He began by teaching international relations and foreign policy at the University of Texas.  In 1977, he moved to Austin to become the Executive Director of the Community Mental Health Centers of Texas until 1985.

In 1995 he returned to Guadalcanal with one of his sons and two grandsons.

BGen Hise was known as a talented sculptor, avid gardner and woodworker, and student of philosophy.  He had a passion for learning, everything from astronomy to zoology.   He was also known as a very kind and able man.
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 Unit Assignments
Naval Flight TrainingVMSB-233VMTB-143VMTB-232
MAG-48VMF-122Amphibious Warfare SchoolMCAS Cherry Point, NC
Aviation UnitsFleet Marine Force Atlantic (FMFLANT)VMF-311Marine Ground Control Intercept Squadron 1 (MGCIS-1)
Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)USMC (United States Marine Corps)Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC), Pensacola, FLVMF(AW)-531
Naval War College (Faculity Staff)Fleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)/HQ FMFPACMAG-13US Navy
Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)3rd MAW1st MAWComCabs West
  1941-1942, 7599, Naval Flight Training
  1942-1943, 7503, VMSB-233
  1943-1944, 7503, VMTB-143
  1944-1944, 7503, VMTB-232
  1944-1945, 7503, MAG-48
  1945-1947, 7503, VMF-122
  1947-1947, 7503, Amphibious Warfare School
  1947-1948, MCAS Cherry Point, NC
  1948-1949, 7503, VMF(N)-114
  1949-1950, 9905, Headquarters Squadron NAS Norfolk
  1950-1952, 7503, VMF(N)-114
  1952-1952, 7503, VMF-311
  1952-1952, 7503, Marine Ground Control Intercept Squadron 1 (MGCIS-1)
  1952-1955, Aviation Dept (HQMC)
  1955-1956, 9905, Amphibious Warfare School, Senior Course
  1956-1958, 9905, Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC), Pensacola, FL
  1958-1960, 9905, VMF(AW)-531
  1960-1961, 9905, Naval War College (Faculity Staff)
  1961-1963, 9905, Fleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)/HQ FMFPAC
  1963-1964, 9907, MAG-13/HQ
  1964-1966, 9907, Aviation Dept (HQMC)
  1966-1967, 9907, Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff/Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, J-3
  1967-1968, 9903, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1968-1968, 9903, 3rd MAW
  1968-1969, 9903, 1st MAW
  1969-1969, 9903, 3rd MAW
  1969-1971, 9903, MCAS El Toro, CA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)/Battle for Henderson Field
  1943-1943 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Gilbert Islands Operation (1943)
  1944-1944 New Guinea Campaign (1942-44)/Battle of the Green Islands
  1944-1944 New Guinea Campaign (1942-44)/Landing at Emirau
  1945-1945 Ryukyus Campaign (1945)/Battle for Okinawa
  1952-1952 Korean War
  1968-1969 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended
University of Texas at AustinNaval War CollegeHawaii Pacific University
  1938-1941, University of Texas at Austin
  1960-1961, Naval War College
  1961-1962, Hawaii Pacific University
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