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Establishment of Trieste United States Troops


HEADQUARTERS TRUST
UNITED STATES ARMY
APO 88

1 May 1947
GENERAL ORDERS NUMBER 1

Establishment of Trieste United States Troops ---- Section I
Staff Assignments Headquarters TRUST ------------- Section II
Assumption of Command ---------------------------- Section III

SECTION I
ESTABLISHMENT OF TRIESTE UNITED STATES TROOPS

Pursuant to authority contained in Section II, General Order Number 10, Headquartes 88 Infantry Division, 29 April, 1947, announcement is made of the establishment of Trieste United States Troops (short title TRUST) at Trieste, effective 0001 B hours 1 May 1947.

SECTION II
STAFF ASSIGNMENTS HEADQUARTERS TRUST
[This section is re-formatted for online presentation, Army Serial Numbers are omitted.]

The following staff assignments for Headquarters United States Troops are announced:
Chief of Staff:Col Eric S. Molitor, GSC
Deputy Chief of Staff:LtCol Walter P. Goodwin, GSC
Assistant Chief of Staff, G-1:   LtCol James G. Holland Jr., GSC
Assistant Chief of Staff, G-2:LtCol Holman D. Hoover, GSC
Assistant Chief of Staff, G-3:LtCol James E Tyler, GSC
Assistant Chief of Staff, G-4:LtCol William J. McDonnel, GSC
Adjutant General:LtCol Marion A. Cromartie, AGD
Engineer Officer:LtCol Jerrold D. Snow, CEngr
Finance Officer:Maj Leon S. Barwick, FinD
Inspector General:Maj Robert W. Neal, IGD
Judge Advocate:LtCol Vernon D. Rawls, JAGD
Director of Information:Major Leland C. Shonhorn, FA
Quartermaster:LtCol Charles A. Mount, QMC
Signal Officer:Maj Oscar W Akerstrom, SigC
Army Exchange Officer:Lt Col Sam J. Rasor, Inf
Surgeon:LtCol John B. White, MC
Special Service Officer:Maj Carl F. Chirico, CA
Ordnance Officer:Maj Albert C. Borneman, Ord
Chaplain:Chaplain (Capt) Charles F. Wills, Chap

SECTION III
ASSUMPTION OF COMMAND

Under the provisions of paragraph 4, AR 600-20, and Section I, General Orders Number 43, Headquarters Mediterranean Theater of Operations, 25 April 1947, the undersigned hereby assumes Command of Trieste United States Troops.

BRYANT E. MOORE
Major General, U. S. Army
Commanding
DISTRIBUTION:
    A & B

Abbreviations:
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GSC:   General Staff Corps
AGD:   Adjutant General's Department
CEngr: Corps of Engineers
FinD:  Finance Department
IGD:   Inspector General's Department
JAGD:  Judge Advocate General's Department
FA:    Field Artillery
QMC:   Quartermaster Corps
SigC:  Signal Corps
Inf:   Infantry
MC:    Medical Corps
CA:    Coast Artillery Corps
Ord:   Ordnance Department
Chap:  Chaplain Corps

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