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army officer , military editor

Joseph Ingham Greene, American army officer, military editor. Awarded Legion of Merit, 1946. Member panel, Council on Books in Wartime for selection of useful books, 1943. Staff; Member Association Graduates United States Military Academy, National Rifle Association, American Military Institute (president, 1948), Military Order World Wars, Retired Officers Association.

Background

Greene, Joseph Ingham was born on December 11, 1897 in Watertown, New York, United States. Son of Will Camp and Mabel (Sanford) Greene.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1923. Graduate Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia, 1937. Command and General staff schedul, Fort Leavenworth, 1938.

Career

Reporter Daytona (Florida) Daily News, 1915-1918. Served as private and corporal, 48th, 89th and 46th Infantry, United States Army, 1918-1919. Cadet, United States Military Academy, West Point, 1919-1923.

Second in command Lieutenant, United States Army, 1923, and advanced through grades to colonel, 1943. Service in Panama, Philippines, China and United States. Assistant editor Panama American, 1926.

Correspondent Manila Daily Bulletin, 1931. Editor Tientsin Sentinel, China, 1932. Assistant editor Infantry School Mailing List, 1935-1936.

Associate editor Infantry Journal, 1938-1940, editor, 1940-1950, editor, general manager, 1946-1950. Editor United States Army Combat Forces Journal, 1950. Retired from Army, 1945, recalled to active duty, 1945.

Relieved, 1946.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: What You Should Know About Ground Forces, 1943, Associate editor: Living Thoughts of Clausewitz. Editor, The Infantry Journal Reader, 1943. Editor of military books, Special edit.

      American College Dictionary, 1947. Editor (with Elizabeth Abell) anthology, First Love, 1948. Contributor articles to Infantry Journal and other mags.

Membership

Member panel, Council on Books in Wartime for selection of useful books, 1943. Staff; Member Association Graduates United States Military Academy, National Rifle Association, American Military Institute (president, 1948), Military Order World Wars, Retired Officers Association. Clubs: Army-Navy, Cosmos, National Press, Army War College Mess, (Washington, District of Columbia).

Connections

Married Marjorie Kennard Hutchins, May 29, 1930.

father:
Will Camp Greene

mother:
Mabel (Sanford) Greene

spouse:
Marjorie Kennard Hutchins