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Boniface Campbell

Maj. Gen. Boniface Campbell (Deceased)

Maj. Gen. Campbell experienced a long and varied military career after earning a Bachelor of Science degree in general studies from Bowdoin College in 1917. His military education included Bowdoin College’s ROTC program (1917), Artillery Officer Basic Course (1924), Artillery Officer Advanced Course (1932), Command and General Staff College (1936), and Army War College (1939).

One of Campbell’s many military assignments was service as professor of military science and tactics at then-Arkansas State College from 1936-38.

He served in all commissioned grades from second lieutenant to major general with duties and assignments commensurate with grade, branch and experience. These duties included command staff, troop duty, student and instructor at service schools and ROTC instructor, which took place in the continental United States, including Washington, D.C., the Philippine Islands, Hawaii, Japan, China and Europe.

Among his awards and decorations are two Legions of Merit, the Order of Ulchi with Gold Star (Korea), the National Defense Service Medal, WWI Victory Medal, American Defense Service Medal, American Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with two bronze service stars, Army of Occupation Medal with Germany Clasp, Philippine Independence Ribbon, and the Philippine Liberation Ribbon with two bronze service stars.