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Roscoe Robinson, Jr
Birth: Oct. 11, 1928
Death: Jul. 22, 1993

United States Army General. A St. Louis native, he graduated from the US Military Academy Class in 1951 and was the first African-American officer to rise to the rank of Army four-star General. After he was commissioned an officer, he served in the 7th Infantry Division as a platoon leader, rifle company commander and battalion intelligence officer in combat during the Korean War. In the Vietnam War, he served a battalion commander with the 7th Cavalry Regiment in intense combat. In 1976, he was appointed the first African-American commander of the 82nd Airborne Division and was named the US Representative to the NATO Military Committee in 1982. He retired from active service in 1985 and received the US Military Academy's Distinguished Graduate Award in 1993. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 7A, Lot 18, Grid U-24
 
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Record added: Jul 12, 1999
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Roscoe Robinson, Jr
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Roscoe Robinson, Jr
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Thank you for your service. Rest in peace, sir.
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