Charles Pennoyer Bixel – Brigadier General, United States Army

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Brigadier General Charles Pennoyer Bixel
Born October 31, 1904 in Illinois
Died Aril 14, 1975

Cadet, US. Military Academy 1923-27
Graduated as No. 8097, Class of 1927

Second Lieutenant 1927
First Lieutenant March 1, 1933
Captain June 14, 1937
Major (AUS) January 31, 1941
Lieutenant Colonel (AUS) February 1, 1942
Colonel (AUS) January 16, 1943
Major July 14, 1944
Lieutenant Colonel July 15, 1948
Colonel January 2, 1951
Brigadier General July 12, 1955

Troop Officer, 8th Cavalry Regiment 1929-31
Student Officer, Cavalry School 1931-32
Student Officer, Special Advanced Equitation Class, Cavalry School 1932-33
Company Commander, 1790 CCC 1933
Troop Officer, Machine Gun Troop, 4th Cavalry Regiment 1933-35
Commanding Officer, Troop E & F & Regimental Adjutant, 4th Cavalry Regiment 1935-36
Aide-de-Camp to Brigadier General Robert M. Beck Jr. 1936-38
Commanding Officer, Troop F, 7th Cavalry Regiment 1938-39
Student, Command & General Staff School 1939-40
Squadron Commander & S-3, 6th Cavalry Regiment 1940-41
Operations & Training Officer, Office of Chief of Cavalry 1941-42
Executive Officer to Assistant Chief of Staff G-2 (Intelligence), Army Ground Forces 1942-43
Assistant Chief of Staff G-2 (Intelligence), IX US. Corps 1942
Assistant Chief of Staff G-2 (Intelligence), 4th US.Army 1943-44
Assistant Chief of Staff G-2 (Intelligence), 9th US.Army 1944-45
Commanding Officer, 2d Training Regiment 1945
Assistant Chief of Staff G-2 (Intelligence) & Deputy Chief of Staff, XXIII US. Corps 1945
Assistant Chief of Staff G-2 (Intelligence) & Deputy Chief of Staff, 7th US.Army 1945-46
Assistant Chief of Staff G-2 (Intelligence), 3rd US.Army 1946-47
Director of Intelligence, US.Forces Austria 1947-49
Tactical Inspector, Ft. Knox 1949
Commander, Combat Command “A”, 3rd Armored Division 1949-51
Assistant Divisional Commander, 3rd Armored Division 1951
Assistant Divisional Commander, 82nd Airborne Division 1951-52
Member Staff & Faculty, Army War College 1952-55
Chief of Staff, United Nations Command Korea 1955-56
Deputy Commanding General, 2nd US.Army 1956-57
Retired 1957

Legion of Merit (2) – Bronze Star Medal – Legion of Honor (France) – Croix de Guerre (France)


Bixel, Charles P
Born October 31, 1904
Died April 14, 1975
Brigadier General, United States Army
Residence: Brentwood, Maryland
Section 11, Grave 24-1,
Buried April 16, 1975

Bixel, Evalyn Smith
Born July 20, 1908
Died November 1, 1999
Residence: Los Angeles, California
Section 11, Grave 24-1
Buried November 8, 1999

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