Armstrong, Victor, MGen

Deceased
 
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 Service Details
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Last Rank
Major General
Last Primary MOS
9903-General Officer
Last MOSGroup
Specific Billet MOS
Primary Unit
1977-1978, 9903, MCAS Cherry Point, NC
Service Years
1942 - 1978
Foreign Languages
Indonesia-Javanese
Indonesian-Bahasa
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Major General

 
 

 Last Photo 
 Personal Details 

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Home State
Montana
Montana
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Morehead City, NC

Date of Passing
May 20, 2010
 
Location of Interment
Quantico National Cemetery - Quantico, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Presidential Service USMC Retired Pin (30 Years)


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
LtGen Armstrong retired from the USMC on Jul 1, 1978.  He died in his home in Morehead City, NC on May 20, 2010.
   
Other Comments:
Attended high school at the Far Eastern Academy, Shanghai, China in 1936.
   
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Pilot Wings

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1943, The Basic School (Quantico, VA), X
 Unit Assignments
NAS Corpus Christi TX, US NavyVMF-3121st MAWAmphibious Warfare School, Expeditionary
VMO-6Executive Flight Detachment, HMX-1HMR-163Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
Defense Language Institute (Staff)US NavyNaval War College (Faculity Staff)MAG-36
MWSG-17CNO/OPNAV, US Navy1st Marine Brigade, III MEFHQ FMFPAC
Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)MCAS Cherry Point, NC
  1942-1943, 7503, NAS Corpus Christi TX, US Navy
  1943-1945, 7302, VMF-312
  1946-1948, 7503, 1st MAW
  1948-1949, 9905, Amphibious Warfare School, Expeditionary
  1950-1950, 7576, VMO-6
  1950-1953, 9905, Executive Flight Detachment, HMX-1
  1953-1954, 7595, HMR-163
  1954-1957, 9905, Aviation Dept (HQMC)
  1957-1961, 9905, Executive Flight Detachment, HMX-1
  1961-1962, 9905, Defense Language Institute (Staff)
  1962-1965, 9905, US Navy
  1965-1966, 9905, Naval War College (Faculity Staff)
  1966-1967, 9907, MAG HQ, MAG-36
  1967-1967, 9907, MWSG-17
  1967-1969, 9905, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1969-1970, 9903, Chief of Staff Naval Operations / Staff, CNO/OPNAV
  1970-1972, 9903, 1st Marine Brigade, III MEF
  1972-1973, 9903, HQ FMFPAC
  1973-1974, 9903, Division of Information (HQMC)
  1974-1975, 9903, 1st MAW
  1975-1977, 9903, Aviation Dept (HQMC)
  1977-1978, 9903, MCAS Cherry Point, NC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1945 World War II
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 Ryukyus Campaign (1945)/Battle for Okinawa
  1945-1945 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Iwo Jima
  1945-1945 US Occupation of Japan
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
  1950-1950 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)/Battle of the Chosin Reservoir (Battle of Changjin)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of the Pusan Permineter
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
 Colleges Attended
Naval War College
  1939-1942, Walla Walla College
  1965-1966, Naval War College
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