ARMY & NAVY: General Shift


Major Generals in command of Army Corps areas seldom stay long in one place. Their routine is to spend four years at home stations, three in foreign posts, then home again. The War Department wants them to get familiar with all U. S. fortifications. In a general shakeup of corps commanders last week the department announced these shifts:

Major General Frank Parker, now in charge of the 6th Corps Area (Chicago), to command the potent Philippine Department. Dapper, diplomatic General Parker achieved a brilliant War record as commander of the First Division...

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