ARMY: Never-Never Army

Last week the Army got a new Chief of Infantry: Major General Courtney H. Hodges, 54. Among other infantrymen, it was a popular promotion. Now commandant of the Infantry School at Fort Benning, Ga., General Hodges will take over his new job on May 23, when blocky, phlegmatic Major General George Arthur Lynch's four-year tour as Chief expires.

By Army standards, Generals Hodges and Lynch are both able officers. Courtney Hodges had to leave West Point (he flunked geometry) after one year, in 1905. He had the guts and gumption to enlist...

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