Theodore G. Jenes, Jr.

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Theodore G. Jenes, Jr.

Theodore G. Jenes, Jr.

Lieutenant General Ted Jenes, Jr. was a 1951 enlistee into the Army and commissioned a second lieutenant of Infantry upon graduating Officer Candidate School in 1953. He held a wide variety of important command and staff positions. | Other key assignments include: Military Assistant to the Secretary of the Army, Washington, D.C.; Commander, 2d Battalion (Airborne), 509th Infantry, 8th Infantry Division, later G3 (Operations) and then Chief of Staff of the 8th Infantry Division, United States Army Europe; Chief of the Program Analysis Office, Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Virginia; Commander, 3d Brigade, 2d Infantry Division, Eighth United States Army, Korea; Deputy Commander, United States Army Training Center, Fort Dix, New Jersey; and Commanding General, 172d Infantry Brigade (Alaska), headquartered at Fort Richardson, Alaska. He served as Deputy Commander, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas and as Commanding General of Fort Carson and the 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado; Deputy Commanding General, United States Army Forces Command/Commanding General, Third United States Army, Fort McPherson, Georgia. | His military education includes completion of the Basic and Advanced Courses of the Infantry School, the United States Army Command and General Staff College, the Armed Forces Staff College and the Air War College. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the University of Georgia and a Master of Science degree from Auburn University. | His awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, several Air Medals, and the Army Commendation Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster. He also is the recipient of the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Expert Infantryman Badge, and the Master Parachutist Badge.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Lieutenant General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Deputy Commanding General, United States Army Forces Command/Commanding General, Third United States Army, Fort McPherson, Georgia.

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1977

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00816