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William Darryl Henderson

William Darryl Henderson, Canadian army officer, writer. Decorated Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Combat Infantryman's Badge.

Background

  • Henderson, William Darryl was born on August 26, 1938 in Trail, British Columbia, Canada. Came to the United States, 1953. Son of William Roland and Flora (McCallum) Henderson.

  • Education

    • Student, University Vienna, Austria, 1960. Bachelor in Political Science, Stanford University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in International Relations and Comparative Politics, University Pittsburgh, 1970.

      Graduate (honorary), Commanded General Staff College, 1974. Postgraduate, National War College, 1982.

    Career

    • Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Army, 1961, advanced through grades to colonel, 1988. Writer San Francisco Examiner, 1990. Writer, consultant Canada Government, Ottawa, 1991-1992.

      Appointed presidential commissioner Women in the Armed Forces, Washington, since 1992. Assistant professor United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1972. Military correspondent San Francisco Examiner, 1991. testified Senate and House Armed Services Committee, 1993.

    Works

    • Cohesion: The Human Element in Combat
    • One of the perils for military planners in a high-tech world is to be taken in by the destructiveness of modern weapons and to give in to the currently popular theory that modern war will last for days or weeks rather than months or years -- in short, to envision a world where technologies, not people, dominate war.
    • Cohesion: The Human Element in Combat
    • One of the perils for military planners in a high-tech world is to be taken in by the destructiveness of modern weapons and to give in to the currently popular theory that modern war will last for days or weeks rather than months or years -- in short, to envision a world where technologies, not people, dominate war.

    Connections

    • Married Marilyn Jean Rapp, November 1964 (divorced 1981). Children: Gregory, Timothy. Married Mary Ann Gutman, December 6, 1985.
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    Born August 26, 1938
    • 1960
      University Vienna
    • 1961
      Stanford University
    • 1970
      University Pittsburgh
    • 1974
      Commanded General Staff College
    • 1982
      National War College
    • 1961
      Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Army
    • 1988
      Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Army
    • 1990
      writer, San Francisco Examiner
    • 1991 - 1992
      writer, Canada Government
      Ottawa, Kansas, United States
    • 1991 - 1992
      consultant, Canada Government
      Ottawa, Kansas, United States
    • 1992
      appointed president, ial commissioner Women in the Armed Forces
      Washington, United States
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