Charles B. Eichelberger

Charles B. Eichelberger

Charles B. Eichelberger

Lieutenant General Charles Bell Eichelberger was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 18 January 1957. His first duty assignment was as a Platoon Commander, 5th United States Army Security Agency Field Station, Hawaii. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Executive Officer, United States Army garrison, Helemano Military Reservation, Hawaii;  Assistant S-3 (Operations), Company B, 317th United States Army Security Agency Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Unit Training Officer, Company B, 317th United States Army Security Agency Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina;  Commander, Company B, 317th United States Army Security Agency Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina;  Assistant S-3 (Operations), 317th United States Army Security Agency Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina;  Commander, 3d Radio Research Unit, United States Army Security Agency, United States Army Vietnam; S-2/S-3 (Intelligence/Operations) Officer, 3d Radio Research Unit, United States Army Security Agency, United States Army Vietnam;  S-3 (Operations) and later Executive Officer, 313th United States Army Security Agency Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; S-3 (Operations), 313th United States Army Security Agency Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina;  Chief Analyst, Intelligence Production Support Section, Heidelberg Detachment, United States Security Agency Special Security Detachment, United States Army Europe;  Operations Officer, Heidelberg Detachment, United States Army Security Agency Special Security Detachment, Unites States Army Europe;  Military Intelligence Officer, United States Army Special Security Group, Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence, United States Army w/ duty station, Korea;   Instructor, Cryptology, United States Army Intelligence School, Fort Holabird, Maryland;  Commander, 313th Army Security Agency Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina;  Deputy Chief and later Deputy Commander, United States Army Pacific Command Crypotologic Support Group, United States Army Security Agency, Hawaii;  Intelligence Officer (Signal Intelligence), Intelligence Division, United States Army Commander in Chief Support Group, Hawaii;  Chief, Operational Analysis Division,  Assistant Deputy for Intelligence,  Duty Director of Operations, and  Assistant Chief, Command and Control Division, United States Pacific Command, Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii;  Commander, Field Station Berlin, United States Army Intelligence and Security Command, Germany; Chief, Intelligence Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Electronic Warfare Division, Office, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans, United States Army, Washington, D.C.;  Deputy Commandant, United States Army Intelligence School, Fort Huachuca, Arizona;  Director for Intelligence, J-2, United States Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida;  Deputy Chief of Staff, Intelligence, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army; Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Washington, D.C.; and Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Washington, D.C. | Lieutenant General Charles Bell Eichelberger holds a BS Degree in Law Enforcement and Corrections from the University of Nebraska, and an MS Degree in Education from Pepperdine University. Military schools attended include: The Military Intelligence School, Advanced Course, United States Army Command and General Staff College, and United States Army War College. | His awards and decorations include:  Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, Master Parachutist Badge, and Army Staff Identification Badge.

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  • Rank

    Lieutenant General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Distinguished Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1991

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01387