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List of notable or famous army officers from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top army officers born in the United States and even some popular army officers who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American army officers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These army officers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known army officer from the United States is included when available.

List includes George Washington, Dwight D. Eisenhower, more.

This historic army officers from the United States list can help answer the questions "Who are some American army officers of note?" and "Who are the most famous army officers from the United States?" These prominent army officers of the United States may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected American army officers.

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Andrew Davis Bruce is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Army Officers from the United States
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Andrew Davis Bruce was an American academic and soldier who served as the third president of the University of Houston. He retired from the United States Army in 1954 as a lieutenant general after seeing action in both World War I and World War II and founding Fort Hood. Three countries, France, the ...more

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Age: Died at 75 (1894-1969)

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Profession: Soldier, Military Officer

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Barney M. Giles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Army Officers from the United States
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Barney McKinney Giles was an American military officer who helped develop strategic bombing theory and practice. Giles stepped outside of established bomber doctrine during World War II to develop long-range capabilities for fighter aircraft in use by the United States Army Air Forces. Giles served ...more

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Age: Died at 92 (1892-1984)

Birthplace: Mineola, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Military Officer

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Beau Biden is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Army Officers from the United States
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Joseph Robinette "Beau" Biden III is an American attorney, Army JAG officer, and politician from Wilmington, Delaware. He served as the Attorney General of Delaware and a major in the Delaware Army National Guard. He is a member of the Democratic Party; and is also the older son of U.S. Vice ...more

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Age: 48

Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, USA

Profession: Politician, Military Officer, Lawyer

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Bob McDonnell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Army Officers from the United States
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Robert Francis "Bob" McDonnell is a former American politician. He was the 71st Governor of Virginia. McDonnell served on the executive committee of the Republican Governors Association. McDonnell was a lieutenant colonel in the United States Army Reserve. He served in the Virginia House of ...more

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Age: 62

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Politician, Military Officer, Lawyer

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