Army & Navy: New Chiefs

Peak of Army ambition is to become Chief of Staff; of ambition in the Marine Corps, to be Commandant. On Nov. 20 the office of Chief of Staff becomes vacant when age (64) forces the retirement of General Charles Pelot Summerall. The office of Marine Corps Commandant has been empty since the death last month of Maj.-General Wendell Cushing Neville. Last week President Hoover ended much muffled excitement within the services by picking two new chiefs.

Army. To tall, slender, handsome Maj.-General Douglas MacArthur, 50, youngest of first-rank officers, the President gave the...

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